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Write an annotated bibliography

Tip: Make sure you have all the information you need to cite each source

  • Articles: author(s), article title, journal title, volume number, issue number, publication year, page numbers

    This information is often on the first page of the article, but not always.

  • Books: author(s), book title, publication year, publisher, location of publisher's office

    This information can be found on the back of the title page in most books - this is sometimes called a "verso." Here is an example verso from a book titled Trans* in College.

  • Book chapters: chapter author(s), chapter title, book editor(s), book title, publication year, publisher, location of publisher's office

For other types of sources, check out our Citing Sources guide.

Citation guides

Penfield Library has citation "cheat sheets" for the most popular citation styles:

If you're using a different style or you have additional questions, check out our Citing Sources guide or ask a librarian!

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