||Provides an organized list of sources with brief explanations of why each source is credible and relevant.
||Provides an overview of the most significant sources on a particular topic or problem.
||Sources are separated from each other and usually arranged alphabetically.
||Sources are integrated into a critical essay and usually arranged thematically. They may be mentioned more than once.
||A formal citation (usually APA, MLA, or Chicago style), followed by a short paragraph summarizing the source and explaining its credibility and relevancy.
||The main topic or theme is explained in an introduction, then sources discussed are synthesized progressively through the essay, and the conclusion summarizes the sources and ideas presented.
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Loosely adapted from "Comparing the Annotated Bibliography to the Literature Review" by Cayla Buttram, David MacMillan III, & Dr. R.T. Koch, Jr.