Review the following to ensure your paper meets all basic requirements.
Title page includes the following:
□ The full title of your paper, centered and in bold. Capitalize All Main Words in the Title.
□ Your full name and affiliation (MacEwan University), and the names and affiliations of any co-authors listed on separate lines, double-spaced.
An abstract page, if required, includes:
□ The paper's title included as a level 1 heading (see below), written IN ALL CAPS.
□ A descriptive summary of the paper that is typically one paragraph and 200 words or less.
Each subsequent page should include:
□ Double-spaced text.
□ Font size that is 12-point serif type face such as Times New Roman.
□ One-inch margins.
□ Pages numbered sequentially in the top right margin, starting with the title page.
□ Heading levels:
□ In-text citations corresponding to all entries in the reference list at the end of the paper.
The reference list should meet these requirements:
□ References should be included in a separate REFERENCES section at the end of the paper, but before any appendices.
□ Each reference entry should correspond with citations in the paper's text.
□ The reference list should be 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”).
Annotated bibliographies are a great way to familiarize yourself with literature on a topic prior to writing a research paper.
Adapted from American Sociological Association (ASA) Annotations by Eastern Nazarene College.