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History Theme Research: Annotated Bibliography

    Annotated Bibiography

  Annotated Bibliographies Step by Step

Step by Step...

1.  Create your citation.  (At the bottom of most articles - in our databases - you will find citations.)

2.  Paste the citation into a Word document.

3.  Arrange the citations in alphabetical order.

4.  After each citation include three to four sentences about the article. 
What to say?
*  Summarize the article (1 sentence)
*  How helpful was the article?  Why?  (2 sentences)

Sample MLA Annotation

"Purdue OWL: Annotated Bibliography."Annotated Bibliography Samples. N.p., 15

         Oct. 2012. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <>.

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bib Sample Entry