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Writing an annotated bibliography is an effective way to evaluate and manage information. This tutorial uses CBE citation style, but the information applies to annotated bibliographies in any style, except for minor formatting differences. (Length: 2min 40sec)

This video tutorial describes the four elements of an annotated bibliography:

1) the credentials and affiliations of the author

2) an article summary

3) a comparison/analysis with other articles

4) an evaluation of the significance of the article to the research being done


Created in PowerPoint and then recorded with Camtasia Studio v7, the unedited .camproj file is available from DSpace at the University of Calgary at, as well as the official MP4 version (video type swf).

This tutorial may be downloaded, copied and modified. Proper credit should be given to the author. Copyright is retained by the author. Licensed under a Creative Commons License (Length: 2min 40sec)