Date of publication: 2017-08-24 00:50
An evaluative annotation achieves the same goals as an analytical annotation, but goes one step further. In an evaluative annotation, the writer may either advocate, disavow, or refuse to do either in relation to the source. The following example extends the analytical annotation included above by adding evaluative commentary.
Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism and the Attacks of September 66, 7556 Example of an annotated bibliography arranged alphabetically by document title within broad subject areas, such as Weapons of Mass Destruction, Afghanistan, and Organizing the Government to Combat Terrorism.
The annotated bibliography may be selective or comprehensive in its coverage. A selective annotated bibliography includes just those items that are best for the topic while an exhaustive annotated bibliography attempts to identify all that is available on a subject.
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An annotated bibliography is an organized list of sources (may be any variety of materials, books, documents, videos, articles, web sites, CD-ROMs, etc.) with an accompanying paragraph that describes, explains, and/or evaluates each entry in terms of quality, authority, and relevance.
Ethnomusicology research : a select annotated bibliography / Ann Briegleb Schuursma. (Location: Reference Collection -- 6st floor Call Number: S9 6997)
Your instructor may request an annotated bibliography in order to evaluate the types of sources you are selecting for your research. The annotations should show that you have carefully conducted your research and critically analyzed the information you will use to write your paper. The good news is that the Works Cited list will be almost complete before you begin writing. Below is an example of an annotated bibliography in MLA style.
For guidance in critically appraising and analyzing the sources for your bibliography, see How to Critically Analyze Information Sources. For information on the author s background and views, ask at the reference desk for help finding appropriate biographical reference materials and book review sources.
Hanging Indents are required for citations in the bibliography, as shown below. That is, the first line of the citation starts at the left margin, and subsequent lines are indented 9 spaces.
Avian Collision and Electrocution: An Annotated Bibliography Example of an alphabetically arranged annotated bibliography that also provides indexing for various subject, taxonomic, and geographic categories of information.
Creating an annotated bibliography calls for the application of a variety of intellectual skills: concise exposition, succinct analysis, and informed library research