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U.S. History Paper: Creating an Annotated Bibliography

What is an annotated bibliography?

An annotated bibliography is a list of sources that you are considering using in your project, along with a small paragraph below each source including the following: 

  • Brief summary of the content of the source
  • Assessment of the source- why is this a credible source to use? 
  • Why this source will/could be useful for your essay

To learn more about what constitutes an annotated bibliography, check out the Purdue Owl guide.