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  • APA Sample Student Paper American Psychological Association example. Check with your instructor or assignment instructions for recommended format.
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The APA Sample Papers (sources: American Psychological Association , Excelsior OWL , Purdue OWL ) and APA Research Paper Template may be used to help format or set up your assignment.

How to Make a Hanging Indent in Word

1. Highlight the citation with your cursor. 

2. Right click. (on a Mac, hold the Control key, then click)

3. Select Paragraph .

4. Under Indentation, select Special and Hanging .

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General Formatting Rules

  • Your essay should be typed and double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11"), with 1" margins on all sides.
  • You should use a font consistently throughout the paper. APA recommends using either a sans serif font such as 11-point Calibri, 11-point Arial, or 10-point Lucida Sans Unicode, or a serif font such as 12-point Times New Roman, 11-point Georgia, or 10-point Computer Modern.
  • For student papers, a page header (also known as the “running head”) only needs to include the page number (no title) . Insert page numbers flush right.

The title page should contain the title of the paper, the author's name , and the institutional affiliation . A student paper should also include the course number and name , instructor name , and assignment due date . Include a page number on the title page, flush right (see samples on the left-hand side of this page, in the box titled "Sample APA Papers").

Quick Rules for an APA Reference List

Your research paper ends with a list of all the sources cited in the text of the paper. Here are some quick rules for this Reference list.

  • Start a new page for your Reference list. Centre the title, References, at the top of the page.
  • Double-space the list.
  • All lines after the first line of each entry in your reference list should be indented one-half inch from the left margin. This is called hanging indentation.
  • All authors' names should be inverted (i.e., last names should be provided first).
  • For example, the reference entry for a source written by Jane Marie Smith would begin with "Smith, J. M."
  • If a middle name isn't available, just initialize the author's first name: "Smith, J."
  • Give the last name and first/middle initials for all authors of a particular work up to and including 20 authors ( this is a new rule, as APA 6 only required the first six authors ). Separate each author’s initials from the next author in the list with a comma. Use an ampersand (&) before the last author’s name. If there are 21 or more authors, use an ellipsis (but no ampersand) after the 19th author, and then add the final author’s name.
  • Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last name of the first author of each work.
  • For multiple articles by the same author, or authors listed in the same order, list the entries in chronological order, from earliest to most recent.
  • When referring to the titles of  books, chapters, articles, reports, webpages,  or other sources, capitalize only the first letter of the first word of the title and subtitle, the first word after a colon or a dash in the title, and proper nouns.
  • Italicize titles of longer works (e.g., books, edited collections, names of newspapers, and so on).
  • Do not italicize, underline, or put quotes around the titles of shorter works such as chapters in books or essays in edited collections (note: some shorter works may require quotation marks for the in-text citation).

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Have a question about formatting, title pages, or Reference lists that isn't answered on this page? Take a look at these webpages, created by authorities on APA style, for more detailed information:

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The APA style is a comprehensive guide to writing scientific papers. APA stands for the American Psychological Association, but the guidelines are also applied in other fields. APA Style provides a foundation for effective scholarly communication that helps writers present their ideas in a clear, precise, and inclusive manner.

This guide provides examples for the general format of APA research papers, including paper format, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more detailed information, please refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (7th ed.).

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APA (American Psychological Association) Style is most commonly used in the  social and behavioral sciences.

  • APA General Format The guidelines for paper format apply to both student assignments and manuscripts being submitted for publication to a journal. If you are using APA Style to create another kind of work (e.g., a website, conference poster, or PowerPoint presentation), you may need to format your work differently in order to optimize its presentation, for example, by using different line spacing and font sizes. Follow the guidelines of your institution or publisher to adapt APA Style formatting guidelines as needed.
  • In-text Citations In scholarly writing, it is essential to acknowledge how others contributed to your work. By following the principles of proper citation, writers ensure that readers understand their contribution in the context of the existing literature—how they are building on, critically examining, or otherwise engaging the work that has come before.
  • Reference List Check each reference carefully against the original publication to ensure information is accurate and complete. Accurately prepared references help establish your credibility as a careful researcher and writer. Consistency in reference formatting allows readers to focus on the content of your reference list, discerning both the types of works you consulted and the important reference elements (who, when, what, and where) with ease. When you present each reference in a consistent fashion, readers do not need to spend time determining how you organized the information. And when searching the literature yourself, you also save time and effort when reading reference lists in the works of others that are written in APA Style.
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  • Basics of APA Tutorial This tutorial is designed for writers new to APA Style. Learn the basics of seventh edition APA Style, including paper elements, format, and organization; academic writing style; grammar and usage; bias-free language; mechanics of style; tables and figures; in-text citations, paraphrasing, and quotations; and reference list format and order. The Basics of Seventh Edition APA Style tutorial will permanently stay on this site for free.

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Most often used in the behavioral and social sciences, the APA style prioritizes the date of publication and reliable paraphrasing/summarizing of sources.

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Most often used in literature and the humanities, the MLA style prioritizes authorship and close analysis of quotations.

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Most often used in the medical fields, the AMA style prioritizes footnotes and cross-references between research. 

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Most often used in the arts, history, and religious studies, the CMS style prioritizes cross-references and commentary in footnotes and endnotes.

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The print version is a standard textbook that provides detailed instructions and samples of many writing genres. This website offers an abbreviated version that is still useful because it is always around even when the book isn’t.

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Based on  Rhetorical Grammar,  8th edition.  [RG] 

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Intended for graduate students transitioning from coursework to research projects, this workshop offers key insights drawn from Wayne Booth's celebrated text The Craft of Research (see Books below). The purpose of these videos is to help students develop successful research topics and strategies.

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Booth, Wayne, et al.   The Craft of Research . 4th ed, U of Chicago P, 2016.

This textbook is standard for understanding what   research   is and how to develop your research project. Most useful are its recommended steps to move from topics to questions, problems, sources, arguments, and, finally, to the writing and revision process.

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Bullock, Richard, et al.   The Little Seagull Handbook . Norton, 2014.

There are many writing   handbooks   that offer quick reminders and references for academic genres, research, and grammar. But I have chosen this one because of its affordability and simplicity. There are two versions of the handbook depending on whether you want an additional section with exercises. This can be paired with the Graff and Birkenstein text below for a discount from Norton.

Bullock, Richard.   The Norton Field Guide to Writing . Norton, 2016.

This textbook is widely used among college composition courses, and it offers a pretty comprehensive guide to writing in many of the   academic genres   that you will encounter including annotated bibliographies, proposals, evaluations, reports, and others. Chapters offer both sample models and strategies that reflect good academic writing and practical instructions that will help you write and edit your papers.

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Dreyer, Benjamin.   Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style . Random House, 2019.

Academic writing isn’t the only game in town. Not every writing   style   falls under APA or MLA. If you’re writing a non-academic piece that is trying to reach a broader audience, then this book offers you great insight into the mind of a chief copy editor of a major publishing house. It will give you the confidence to break some of those rules you learned in school.

they say, i say

Graff, Gerald and Cathy Birkenstein.   They Say, I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing . 3rd ed, Norton, 2017.

This book offers a useful introduction to the conversational model that is so central to academic writing. The authors provide useful   templates   that can be adopted or adapted to your needs. It can be paired with the Bullock handbook above for a discount from Norton.

Kolln, Martha and Loretta Gray.   Rhetorical Grammar: Grammatical Choices, Rhetorical Effects . 8th ed, Pearson, 2016.

Everyone needs the occasional brushing up on their   grammar , which can be painful if approached the wrong way. This textbook, however, offers a rhetorical approach to grammar that focuses less on memorizing rules and more on understanding effects.

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Leith, Sam.   Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama . Basic Books, 2012.

This is a general introduction and overview of   rhetoric   that includes the five parts and three branches of rhetorical studies. The book is written for a general audience and is quite enjoyable to read. In between the chapters on rhetoric, Leith profiles various “champions of rhetoric” that include Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Adolf Hitler.

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Norris, Mary.   Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen . Norton, 2016.

A fantastic defense of learning grammar and style in a digital age, this book is not only informative, but also a joy to read as much as her YouTube videos are to watch. Written by the copy editor of the celebrated magazine   The New Yorker ,   this book is iridescent.

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  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association - APA "The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process-from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make a impact with their work."
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  • MLA handbook Formatting your research project -- Mechanics of prose -- Principles of inclusive language -- Documenting sources : an overview -- The list of works cited -- Citing sources in the text -- Notes -- Abbreviations -- Works-cited-list entries by publication format. "The ninth edition of the MLA Handbook is a textbook and reference guide that offers student writers and writing instructors guidance on creating works-cited-list entries in MLA style using the template of core elements. It features advice on punctuation, grammar, inclusive language, formatting research papers, and in-text citations. Includes an appendix of sample works-cited-list entries, illustrations, and an index."
  • MLA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue Univ) MLA Formatting Guide via Purdue Owl - The following overview should help you better understand how to cite sources using MLA 9th edition, including how to format the Works Cited page and in-text citations. Please use the example at the bottom of this page to cite the Purdue OWL in MLA. See also our MLA vidcast series on the Purdue OWL YouTube Channel.

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  • Art of Reading a Journal Article: Methodically and Effectively Subramanyam, RV. (2013). Art of reading a journal article: Methodically and effectively. J Oral Maxillofact Pathol, 17 (1), 65-70. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3687192/ This article will showcase how to mine relevant information from resources. For example, begin by reading the title, abastract and conclusion first.
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PO 316G: Women and Gender Politics Worldwide

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Edgerly, S. (2017). Seeking out and avoiding the news media: Young adults' proposed strategies for obtaining current events information. Mass Communication & Society, 20 (3), 358-377. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15205436.2016.1262424

Jex, S. M., & Britt, T. W. (2014). Organizational psychology: a scientist-practitioner approach.  Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

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When citing journal articles in APA style, it is advisable to include the Digital Object Identifier (DOI), even when using the print source.  This alphanumeric code provides a stable, long-lasting link to the article. It is NOT the same as an ISBN or accession number. You can find the DOI in the following places:

Article description page in OneSearch and other library databases

Article PDF

Search article title in  http://crossref.org/

If there is no DOI for an article, use the URL for the journal homepage or the URL where you found the article. It's also best to check the APA Style Guide for more details

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