Graduate students and researchers in the social sciences are commonly asked to write their research papers and journal articles in accordance with APA Style. Unfortunately, three pervasive myths about APA Style impede them from meeting this expectation fully.
You’re pasting a DOI or URL into a reference list entry, and as soon as you hit the enter key, the text you’ve written turns blue and gets underlined. Your program has turned it into a hyperlink . . .but is that how it should appear in your submitted copy?
Are you curious to learn how to add page numbers in APA Style? Whether you are writing to meet APA 6 or APA 7, we’ve got you covered! In APA Style, page numbering is (usually) straightforward: The first page is numbered page 1.
In this post we cover APA 6 and 7 guidelines for margins, page size, and page orientation. That’s right: setting up the page correctly has not changed with the release of the 7th edition of the Publication Manual. We then cover in detail how to set up APA page formatting in Microsoft Word.
In this blog post we examine running heads in APA Style. We cover what purpose a running head serves, do’s and don’ts to follow, how to format a running head for an APA paper, and how to count characters to ensure the running head is within the character limit.