Posted by ebrothen included in Uncategorized
Basically, an annotation is a bit of extra information added on. They are most often short paragraphs that provide context and explanation.
While you may grumble at the extra work, annotated outlines and bibliographies can help focus your thought and be quick reminders later on. This is especially true of the annotated bibliography: you can go back months or years later and quickly see which article contained what information. You don’t have to waste time rereading whole articles, because you already boiled it down into a useful nutshell.
You can also put annotations in the notes field in RefWorks.
For help creating annotated outlines and bibliographies, you can see these great guides from the Online Writing Center:
Posted: February 16th, 2010 under Uncategorized.