ANNALS proposals should be no longer than 5 pages, single-spaced with standard 1-inch margins and in a 12-point font. References, article elements (including tables, figures, and graphs) and CVs are not counted in the 5-page threshold and can be included at the end of the proposal.
The proposal MUST include the following information with the following headings:
- What issue or problem domain will your review cover? Why is this an important issue or area of research? Is there a sufficient body of high‐quality empirical research to warrant a review?
- Related reviews: What prior reviews have been published on this topic? How will your review add value above and beyond what has already been done?
- Review scope and process: How will you set the scope of your review and conduct a comprehensive literature search? What will be your inclusion/exclusion criteria? What process will you use to analyze the literature to identify integrating themes and novel insights?
- New insights: What new insights are expected to emerge from your analysis of the literature? How will these new insights alter the trajectory of research in this problem domain? What implications and new directions will your manuscript offer for future research?