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Modern Languages & Literatures: APA Style

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Type an APA Paper in Word 2013 - PC

It may be difficult to position the page number and the running head on the first page and then format them differently on subsequent pages.

Watch this 4-minute YouTube video which explains how to set the format in Word 2013 using Windows. 

Source: Evans Library & Learning Commons at Fulton-Montgomery Community College in Johnstown, NY.  Shows you how to type your paper using APA format. The video was posted on December 9, 2013.

Type an APA Paper Using Word 2011 - Mac

Tutorial by Terrance D. Jorgensen, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA demonstrating how to type a paper using APA format on a Mac computer.

This is a 10-min. video.

APA Tutorials

APA Style

  • APA:  the writing and documentation style of the American Psychological Association; used in the social sciences, e.g., education, business, social work, nursing.
     
  • APA:  has standardized methods for citing print and electronic sources in research.
     
  • APA:  offers a uniform style so that all researchers "are on the same page."
     
  • APA:  presents a way to organize and communicate technical information so that writing is universally understood.
     
  • The purpose of citing is to help readers locate the sources from your paper and to give proper credit to the author(s).

APA Library Handouts

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Sample Paper With Examples

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