An annotated bibliography describes the field of research on a topic and should include sources that reflect the range of approaches to the subject.
There are four main types of annotations.
A descriptive (also called an indicative) annotation gives a or of the text. This can include a:
Always consult your instructor about the format of an annotated bibliography for your class assignment. This guide provides you with examples of various styles, but they may not be exactly what your professor has in mind.
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