SAMPLE DESCRIPTIVE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRY FOR A JOURNAL ARTICLE
The following example uses the APA format for the journal citation.
Waite, L. J., Goldschneider, F. K., & Witsberger, C. (1986). Nonfamily living and the erosion of traditional family orientations among young adults. American Sociological Review, 51 (4), 541-554.
This example uses the MLA format for the journal citation. NOTE: Standard MLA practice requires double spacing within citations.
Waite, Linda J., Frances Kobrin Goldscheider, and Christina Witsberger. "Nonfamily Living and the Erosion of Traditional Family Orientations Among Young Adults." American Sociological Review 51.4 (1986): 541-554. Print.
The University of Toronto offers an example that illustrates how to summarize a study's research methods and argument.
The Memorial University of Newfoundland presents these examples of both descriptive and critical annotations.
The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin gives examples of the some of the most common forms of annotated bibliographies.
The Writing Center at the University of North Carolina gives examples of several different forms of annotated bibliographies in 3 popular citation formats: