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Engineering 100: Annotated Bibliographies

Provides resources for Engineering 100 students including guidance on annotated bibliographies.

How to Write an Annotated Bibliography

  • An annotated bibliography consists of a full MLA  reference citation
  • Provide a summary of the resource in 3-5 sentences in your own words
  • Provide a paragraph (3-5 sentences) about the article's relevance to your project or idea
  • Summary can include
  • strengths and weaknesses
  • main arguments
  • background about author
  • Do NOT copy the abstract from the paper

Examples of Annotated Bibliographies

What's an annotated bibliography?