Watch this tutorial (3:12) created by the Carnegie Vincent Library at Lincoln Memorial University to better understand the basics of annotated bibliographies.
"Annotated Bibliographies: An Illustrated Guide." YouTube, uploaded by Lincoln
Memorial University, 18 Apr. 2012, youtu.be/-LpgXJvQnEc. Accessed 16 July
All citation forms in NoodleTools end with an Annotation field, shown below, so that you can create descriptive or evaluative comments for each citation.
When the Annotation field is filled in, the text is automatically added at end of the citation on your Sources page.
A bibliography that contains a summary and/or assessment of each source is generically called an annotated bibliography. Annotations can range from a short phrase or sentence description to a paragraph which analyzes and critically compares it it to other sources in the list.
A descriptive annotation summarizes the content (e.g., the main idea, content, and plot) and explains its value to your research. When relevant to your research, concisely include the following information:
A critical annotation includes a description (see above), then evaluates the quality of your source related to others and the value of its information to your research.
If you add annotations, you may wish to add the word "Annotated" to your source list title. To change the title, go to Print/Export > Formatting Options, click any of the three "Annotated" title options at item 4 in the following screenshot (highlighted in red) to change the list title.
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