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What is an Annotated Bibliography

What is an annotated bibliography?  An annotated bibliography is a listing of the resources you will use in your paper and includes:

  • A full citation for the resource (book, book chapter, article, etc.)
  • A brief summary of the content of the resource
  • An explanation of how you, as the author, will use the resource within your research project.

Cornell University Library has good information on How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography.

What is a Literature Review

What is a literature review? Literature Reviews enable a researcher to learn about (and explain) the research already done on a topic or issue.  The process of creating a literature review allows one to learn what other researchers are doing in a particular field of study and use their results as evidence in your work. 

Other scholars' literature reviews are excellent sources for determining how other researchers have: defined terms or problems, designed their research methods, tested hypotheses, and have used other scholars' research. 

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