Formatting your cover page for an annotated bibliography can be rather challenging when you don’t know how to do it right. First you need to settle whether or not your bibliography is a stand-alone bibliography or part of a more detailed paper (thesis, dissertation, essay, etc.). Then you need to decide what formatting style you’ll be using for your paper (APA, MLA, or Chicago).
An annotated bibliography is in fact a thorough list of citations. These citations are usually taken from documents, articles, journals, books and e-books. Each citation comes with a brief that is no longer than 150 words; the brief is an evaluative and descriptive paragraph, the annotation. The purpose of an annotation is to inform the reader on the quality, relevance and accuracy of the sources cited. Let’s have a closer look on how to format an annotated bibliography cover page in the following styles: APA, MLA and Harvard….