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Annotated bibliographies

Annotated bibliographies

Annotated bibliographies are usually compiled for the purposes of an extended research project and are intended to provide a comprehensive, yet focused overview of the critical discussions on a topic. 

Take a look at our tutorial for detailed information, including assessment criteria, structure and language.

Our tutorial on annotated bibliographies includes:

  • comparison between a bibliography and an annotated bibliography
  • assessment criteria
  • how to structure an annotated bibliography
  • types of language commonly used in an annotated bibliography.