The annotated bibliography can be arranged chronologically by date of publication or alphabetically by author, with citations to print and/or digital materials, such as, books, newspaper articles, journal articles, dissertations, government documents, pamphlets, web sites, etc., and multimedia sources like films

A literature review gives the researcher an overview and understanding of research findings to date on a particular topic or issue. An annotated bibliography is a list of resources that you have gathered on a topic that includes an annotation following the reference.A literature review answers a particular question about a particular subject

An annotated bibliography, by contrast, is more focused on the content and contribution of each individual source