The University of Toledo
An addendum to Graduate Council’s
Manual for the Formatting of Graduate Dissertations and Theses
Sample Pages for Students Following the APA Style Guide
Sample Pages: Title Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copyright Notic...
Use the first sentence or sentences of the introduction to grab your reader’s attention and let them know what the main idea of your paper is. The introduction of the paper begins here in the first paragraph of your paper, on the line following the paper title. Indent the first sente...
University of Calgary Effective Writing Program
DOCUMENTING SOURCES: THE APA FORMAT What is the APA format?
The APA format is a set of conventions for documenting sources in written work. APA format is widely used in many academic fields, including psychology, communication studies,...
CITATION USING THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (APA) STYLE
Mudasiru Olalere YUSUF
Department of Science Education,
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
Being a Paper delivered at
A Workshop on Citation and Referencing Organised by the Research and Publication Committee of th...
Title of Paper
University of Phoenix
Name of Class
APA in a Nutshell
Repeat the title, exactly as named on the Title Page, on the first page of the paper. The title is centered with no additional spacing afterwards. The entire APA-formatted paper is double-sp...
It is important that you format your work in APA. Formatting includes the following:
Do not use the center tab, everything should be left justified.
1 inch margins on all 4 sides of your paper...
Statement of the problem
Briefly describe the problem that your study is designed to address.
Purpose of the study
Briefly explain why this research project is being undertaken.
Research questions (or objectives or hypotheses)
Briefly state the research ques...
Running Head: APA FORMAT REQUIREMENTS 1/14/02
American Psychological Association (APA) Format Requirements
for Research Papers in Psychology Courses*
Leslie L. Downing
State University of New York College at Oneonta
Timothy M. Franz
St. John Fisher College
Submit by 0800 Monday of Week 2.
Part 1: APA Module
After viewing the APA slide presentation, complete the APA Attestation Statement Form.
Make a paper copy of the APA slide presentation so you will have it for future use.
APA FORMAT MODULE...
APA Format–6th Edition
OVERVIEW–The American Psychological Association (APA) style is widely accepted in the social sciences and other fields, such as education, business, and nursing. The APA citation format requires parenthetical citations within the text rather than endnotes or footnotes. Ci...
The Basics of APA Format
This document is a quick rundown of the APA style and provides easy to follow information and descriptions of the basics that you will need to complete assignments in this class.
Just what is APA Style?
APA style is a set of guidelines put together by the Am...
APA Format Cheat Sheet
General Document Guidelines Hint: Use an APA template! |
Marginsp. 229 | 1” at the top, bottom, left, and right of every page |
Spacingp. 229 | Double space entire paper—no extra spaces (exception: a heading by itself at the bottom of a page—move he...
APA CHECKLIST (5th ed) (Updated November 17, 2004) 1.
Student ………………………… Course ………………….. Paper …………………………………………………
CHECK THESE OFF BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR PAPER.
USE THIS AS A REFERENCE LIST FOR THE ITEM NUMBERS FROM INSTRUCTORS FEEDBACK
NB: DO NOT USE THIS CHECKLIST AS AN EXAMPLE OF...
Rules for Citation
General rules for citation
• When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation. This means that the author's last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, E.g., (Jones, 1998), and a comple...
Examples of APA Format for Citing Materials:
Books / Articles / ERIC Documents / Theses & Dissertations / Web / Other
One Author / Edited / Chapter in Edited / No Author or Editor / Third Edition, Jr. in Name / Revised Edition / Corporate Author, Fourth Edition, Author a...
APA: Formatting Rules, Informational Sites,
& Example Reference List
The following sections offer
formatting rules for a Reference List page,
URLs for web sites with more information about APA documentation, and
an example APA reference list using entries from the "APA Citation...
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (APA) FORMAT (6th Edition, 2009)
This crib sheet is a guide to the APA style and is not intended to replace the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th
edition. Only selected examples were chosen for inclusion here. For other...
Running head: SHORT TITLE OF PAPER (
Samuel, Alexandra, When HR Decisions Become Social Media Scandals. Harvard Business
Review,1:00 PM February 8, 2013. http://harvardbusinesspublishing.org/
Scheinder Benjamin, The People Make The Place. Article Published online:
Important: Effective June 15, 2007, APA style guidelines for electronic
resources (section 4.16 of the Manual, pp. 268-281) changed.
Referencing online journal articles and some other materials has
changed to emphasize using an assigned DOI (dig...
A Simple Guide to APA Referencing
The referencing format for all student assignments and research reports is adapted from the American Psychological Association (APA) style. The following items show how various sources of information are referenced in the assignments...