Review the following to ensure your paper meets all basic requirements.
Each page should include the following:
□ Double-spaced text.
□ Consistent font size and type throughout (Calibri 11, Arial 11, Times New Roman 12, or Georgia 11 are recommended).
□ One-inch margins.
□ Page numbers in the top-right corner.
□ Heading levels all in bold, Title Case text:
□ Reference entries in reference list for all sources used in text.
The reference list should include the following:
□ Begins on a separate page at the end of the paper, prior to any appendices.
□ Includes a centered, bolded title that reads “References”
□ References are arranged alphabetically by author last name for each entry.
□ The first line of each entry is flush with the left margin; additional lines are indented five spaces (called a “hanging indent”). For instructions, see below.
All but the first line of each reference list entry should be indented (called a "hanging indent").
APA 7th ed. allows for shortened web links. Common services to create shorter URLs include:
A "running head" is up to 50 characters of a paper's title appearing at the top of every page of your paper.
Note: APA (7th ed.) does not require that student papers have a running head. Please check with your instructor if you are unsure about including one.