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PHE 478/479 Program Planning and Evaluation: Annotated Bibliographies

Introduction to Annotated Bibliographies

What does an annotation do?

An annotation of an article, book, or other material does three things. 

  • Summarizes a work. 
  • Assesses the work.
  • Reflects on the work.

Annotations are not written by the authors of a work. In the case of this class they will be written by you, the student. Students should use their own words, and not copy and paste an article's abstract as a summary.

Annotations are NOT abstracts. Abstracts are summaries of articles provided by an article author. Abstracts are found in library database records.