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APA 7th Edition: Basics

What is APA 7th edition format?

APA 7th edition format refers to a set of rules and guidelines found in the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.  The rules determine how you cite references, punctuation, title page format, and so on.

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Student Paper Overview

Basic components of APA 7th edition format for a Student Paper

  • Typed, double-spaced on letter-sized paper (8.5" x 11")
  • 1" margins on all sides
  • 12 pt. Times New Roman font
  • Include a page number at the top of every page

Professional Paper Overview

Basic components of APA 7th edition format for a Professional Paper

  • Typed, double-spaced on letter-sized paper (8.5" x 11")
  • 1" margins on all sides
  • 12 pt. Times New Roman font
  • Include a running head and page number at the top of every page

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