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APA Paper Format

Formatting a paper in APA style

This guide has been created from information gathered from Purdue OWL, Atomic Learning, and workshops run Dawn Fox, professor of Social Work at Ferris State University.

It will show you how to set up a Word template on a PC that conforms to APA style. Once you've created and saved your template, you can use it over and over again for any paper that needs to be written in the APA style.

APA covers stylistics, citations, and references. This guide covers stylistics only. For more information on citations, see FLITE's citations guide.