APA.docx - General guidelines 1 2 3 4 5 6 Use white 8 x 11 paper Make 1 inch margins on the top bottom and sides The first word in every paragraph

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General guidelines: 1. Use white 8 ½ x 11” paper. 2. Make 1 inch margins on the top, bottom, and sides 3. The first word in every paragraph should be indented one half inch. 4. APA recommends using Times New Roman font, size 12. 5. Double space the entire research paper 6. Include a page header known as the “running head” at the top of every page. (To make this process easier, set your word processor to automatically add these components onto each page) 1. To create the running head/page header, insert page numbers justified to the right-hand side of the paper (do not put p. or pg. in front of page numbers) 2. Then type “TITLE OF YOUR PAPER” justified to the left using all capital letters 3. If your title is long, this running head title should be a shortened version of the title of your entire paper Sample running head/page header APA Paper Components Your essay should include these four major sections: 1. Title Page 2. Abstract 3. Main Body 4. References Title Page
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This page should contain four pieces: the title of the paper, running head, the author’s name, institutional affiliation, and an author’s note. Create the page header/running head as described above.
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