The American Psychological Association (APA) Style is a set of rules for citing sources and formatting papers. The purpose of this guide is to serve as a ready reference tool for formatting your papers and citations in APA Style.
In general, APA Style is used in the Social Sciences.
Check with your professor to be sure you are using the correct Style.
One paragraph, comprehensive summary of the paper, starts on page 2, no more than 120 words.
Body of Text:
Begins on page 3, usually starting with an Introduction.
To format your paper using Microsoft Word, see the guide below:
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