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Human Services: APA Style

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APA Formatting -- The Basics (Purdue OWL)

APA Citation Style

Some common features of APA style formatted papers include:

  • Times New Roman font
  • 12-point size text
  • One inch margins
  • Title page and abstract
  • Running head and page numbers
  • Double spaced 
  • In-text citations
  • References page at the end: 
    • alphabetical order by author's last name (or title if author unknown)
    • hanging indents