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APA Style & Citation 7th edition

How to format your paper and cite your sources using 7th ed. APA style. Central Penn will begin using 7th ed. style July 2020 (Summer term).

Annotated Bibliography

Information on Annotated Bibliographies can be found in Section 9.51 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.)

  • The format of your annotated bibliography follow the same format as any APA paper.
    • Title page, page numbers, font style and size, etc. See Format basics
  • The order of references also follow the same style and order as on a Reference page
  • The annotation - the notes you have about the source - appear in a new paragraph below its reference entry, indented 0.5 inches from the left margin