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APA 7th edition manual

APA 7 Citation Examples

This guide will introduce you to APA 7 citations, both for the References page of your paper and in-text citations. It is offered in multiple file formats below. 

Missing Elements - APA 7

This guide will tell you exactly what to do if your resource is missing a citation element. Can't find the author, publication date, page numbers, or something else? Use this guide to find out what to do! This guide is offered in multiple formats below.​​​​​​​

APA 7 paper formatting basics

  • Typed, double-spaced paragraphs.
  • 1" margins on all sides.
  • Align text to the left.
  • Choose one of these fonts: 11-point Calibri, 11-points Arial, 10-point Lucida Sans Unicode, 12-point Times New Roman, 11-point Georgia, 10-point Computer Modern.
  • Include a page header (also known as the "running head") at the top of every page with the page number.
  • APA papers are broken up into sections. Check with your instructor for their expectations.
  • In general, headings and title are centered.

APA 7 document templates

APA 7th edition recognizes two kinds of paper formats - student papers (undergraduate students) and professional research papers (graduate students and professionals). At Clackamas CC, you will use the student paper formatting conventions.

You don't have to format a paper from scratch! Download this APA-formatted document template as a Word document or Google document. Save it, erase the existing text, and type your text right into the template. Learn how to format a paper in APA format by reading the contents of the template. The References page has been formatted with hanging indents.

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