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APA Style Resource Center (6th EDITION): Reference Page

APA style of documenting and citing sources for college research, plus more.

Basic Rules

Formatting Rules

  • Running head
  • Double spaced
  • 12 point font 
  • Serif typeface (in most cases Times New Roman)
  • References listed in alphabetical order
  • Each source that is two lines or more uses a hanging indent (.5")

Hanging Indent