(from section 9.51 of the APA Manual)
1.Instructors generally set the content requirements (number of references to include, length and focus of each annotation...etc.)
2. Format and order references in alphabetical order, the same as you would order entries in a References list
3. Double-space the entire annotated bibliography
4. Each annotation should begin an new paragraph below its reference entry. Indent the entire annotation .5 inches (a "hanging indent") from the left margin. Do not further indent the first line of the annotation
5.If the annotation spans multiple paragraphs, indent the first line of the second paragraph and any subsequent paragraphs an additional .5 inches
A Bibliography is a list of the sources you used to research your topic.
An Annotated Bibliography includes a citation and a short summary/analysis (called an “annotation”) for each source.
Follow your instructor's specific guidelines for the length and content of your annotated bibliography.
A common structure for the annotation is:
Summary: Include answers to some of these questions:
Analysis: Include answers to some of these questions: