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APA Total Formatting - APA Manuscript Style You have...

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APA Manuscript Style You have already learned how to document your outside research sources using APA citation, but what about how to format your document? APA manuscript style dictates how your paper should appear on the page. It involves things like line spacing and having a title page, which many of you probably already know how to do (even if you did not know you were adhering to APA manuscript style!) There are two types of APA manuscripts: copy manuscripts (those submitted for publication) and final manuscripts (those not submitted for publication). Copy manuscripts are much more formal and may contain multiple sections. Specifically, they will have an abstract (a one-paragraph summary of the paper). The papers you produce for your Kaplan University courses will be, unless your professor requests otherwise, final manuscripts. Unlike copy manuscripts, final manuscripts do not, unless specifically required by a professor, contain an abstract. They do include: A title page The paper itself (the "discussion" or "body")
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