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PHIL 1103: Ethics Course Guide: Annotated Bibliography

Professor Marzia Venturin

Components to Creating an ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY


A reference to the specific source—represented, directly quoted, or paraphrased—from which the original idea or information was obtained The citation should follow the prescribed format rules of MLA style, APA style, Chicago style, or another official citation style.  

For MLA Style, please see the OWL at Purdue 



A comment or note summarizing and evaluating a specific work.


Works Cited or Bibliography

A complete list of the works cited, attached to the end of the paper.  When the list includes works consulted but not directly cited, this list is called a Bibliography.


Annotated Bibliography

A bibliography that includes annotations or summary-and-evaluation notes added to each work in the list.



Creating an Annotated Bibliography VIDEO