EDSC: Annotated Bibliographies & Literature Reviews
An annotated bibliography is list of references sources (scholarly articles, books, websites, reports, etc.) on a topic or research area that contains a summary and evaluation for each listed document.
The “annotation” part pertains to the write-up produced for each source.
One approach is to use the APA empirical research article format as a tool to evaluate an article's content. Scholarly articles that present original research (empirical) will have the following structure:
Writing the Literature Review
Both videos are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Concise and straight-forward information is presented on how to approach writing a literature review.
Web Resources for Annotated Bibliographies
Web Resources for Writing Literature Reviews
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