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APA Citation Style Guide: Formatting Your Paper

This style guide will help you cite the most common types of materials required in research projects and papers. - Guide by Eliza Selander. Direct comments to eselander@nvcc.edu.

Formatting Your APA Paper

APA formatted papers typically have a cover page, they may include an abstract, and include a running head in combination with a page number on each page. Check with your instructor to ensure that you are formatting your paper properly based on their instructions.

Cover Page

APA Paper Formatting

First Page of Paper

Information obtained from:

Paiz, J.M., et. al. (2012, March 14). In text citations: The Basics. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/

Formatting Your References Page

Sample APA Paper

Sample paper in APA style, from Purdue's Online Writing Lab.