POS 3733 - Research Design for Political Scientists

What is an Annotated Bibliography

An excellent short explanation of annotated bibs and their function in the research process.  Created by the library at Brock University (Canada). 

Examples & Sample Annotated Bibs

Need some help on what an annotated citation and a finished annotated bibliography look like?  Here are some links to examples from college/university libraries and writing centers.  Keep in mind that your citation should be in APSA style and check your APSA guidelines for notes on the contents of the annotation.  Also, annotations could be long or fairly short - 2-5 sentences.  Check with your professor to see if there is a desired length.