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Annotated Bibliographies

Tips and resources about writing annotated bibliographies. This guide is aimed towards research about art and architecture.

Chicago Manual of Style Help - Books from the Catalog

For more help with the Chicago Manual of Style, these books are great reference resources:

Annotation Examples

The Purdue OWL offers sample annotations (in Chicago Manual of Style!) to help you with writing your annotated bibliography.


Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style is Online!  Take a look at their interactive website for help.

The Questions & Answers page is especially useful.  You can search for answers by question topic.

Chicago (or Turabian) Style

What is Turabian Style?

A more student-friendly version of Chicago.

Ohio State's Turabian Style Citation Guide is a useful resource if you are looking to find out more about this style.


The University of Wisconsin (Madison) also publishes helpful information for any style-related questions:

The Writer's Handbook Chicago/Turabian Documentation Style Guide 


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