An annotated bibliography is a type of paper in which the reference entry is followed by short summary of the work known as annotations. APA Style guidelines are applicable to annotated bibliographies, but instructors may set requirements for annotated bibliographies (e.g. how many references to include, length, and focus of annotation, etc.)
Refer to the APA writing and style guidelines to help you compose your annotations. Use 'in-text' citations when you refer to multiple sources in an annotation.
If your instructor has not set any specific requirements, your annotated bibliography in APA 7th edition format (Section 9.51, p 307) should: