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Annotated Bibliographies: A Step by Step Guide

Learn how to create an annotated bibliography.

Step 1. Select a Topic

Pick something you can handle well within your time and space limitations. Define your topic clearly and precisely. Your first idea might be too broad (this is everyone's most common difficulty). Try picking one aspect of a topic in which you are interested. Step 2 will also help you narrow your topic, so these two steps work together.