What is an annotated bibliography builder and why should students use one? For a start, an annotated bibliography builder is an online tool that makes bibliography formatting a lot easier to assemble. Imagine yourself writing a 200-page research paper for college. After you’re done, you must include sources, quotes, and references for each and every claim you’ve made in that paper. Sadly, it’s not the sources that bother students; but the formatting. Every source type comes with a different writing style. The four most common are APA, MLA, Harvard or Chicago.
Of course, you can always grab the APA or MLA manuals and learn the rules in your free time. But do you have time to do that? Do you want to do that? Does anyone want to do that? Of course not; students are way too busy joggling between mid-term papers, study sessions and social life. They certainly aren’t eager to lose 5 hours more adding footnotes and references to their papers instead of going out with friends….