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Citation And Style: APA Style

Note: New 7th Edition APA Publication Manual (2020)

Type an APA Paper in Word with Title Page and Running Head - 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 all or part of this 18-minute YouTube video which explains how to set the format in Word using Windows. Here are the time segments in case you want to skip around the tutorial:

VIDEO CONTENTS: 0:00 About this Video 0:53 Margins, Font, Line Spacing 5:45 Title Page 7:11 Running Head 11:43 Abstract 13:46 Title 14:32 Section Headings 18:21 Closing Remarks

Source: Samuel Forlenza, published January 6, 2018 on

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 - 6th edition

  • 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 - Note: New APA Manual - Check Back Soon for Updated Handouts During the Spring 2020 Semester

Books - All Books Listed Here are 6th Edition Except for the Book Designated as 7th Edition

Note: The new 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association has arrived in October 2019. Watch for details.

Sample Paper With Examples - 6th edition


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