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APA Citations: Cover Page

This guide will help with APA formatting citations

Paper Format

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  • Use a standard, legible font such as Times New Roman 12pt, Arial 11pt., or Georgia 11pt. 
  • Double-space the entirety of your paper. Set the margins of your document to 1 inch on all sides.
  • Create a header by double clicking on the top of the paper
    • Add a page number. 
    • Some professors and publishers may require having the Title of the Paper also on the head, which would appear on the left hand side.