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APA 6th edition: Document Formatting

How to Format your APA 6 Document

The American Psychological Association (APA) has style rules about how your document must be formatted.

For more information please see Part 3 of Clearly APA: The NorQuest Guide to APA Style starting on page 11. 

*NEW!* APA Tips & Checklist (Translated in Punjabi)

For more information please see Part 3 of Clearly APA: The NorQuest Guide to APA Style starting on page 11. 

For more information on Word Formatting for PC please see pages 20-30 of Clearly APA: The NorQuest Guide to APA Style. 

For more information on Word Formatting for Mac please see pages 30-38 of Clearly APA: The NorQuest Guide to APA Style. 

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Video: APA Formatting for your Word Documents

Taylor, D. (2009, October 30). APA format citations-sixth (6th) edition [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pbUoNa5tyY

Videos: How to Format your Document

Basic Setup

Learn how to set up an APA Style paper, including setting the typeface, line spacing, margins, and page header.

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Running Head

Learn how to write and format a running head for an APA Style paper.

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Heading Levels

Learn how to use headings in an APA Style paper, including how to format the five different levels of heading and use them to organize your paper.

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Lists

Learn how to construct and use lists effectively, including lettered lists, numbered lists, and bulleted lists.

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