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.
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:
Abstract (concise summary of the study or article review; will note the methods, results, & discussion)
Introduction (literature review)
Methodology (research method used)
Results (data analysis, statistics)
Discussion (significance of the study)
References (list of sources used)
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