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Sociology Resource Guide (Prof. Seenath-Lake Worth): Paper Layout

Basic Set-Up

Basic Setup

Learn how to set up an APA Style paper, including setting the typeface, line spacing, margins, and page header.


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Basic Rules

  • Running head
  • Double spaced
  • 12 point font
  • Serif typeface