The running head is an abbreviated version of the paper title that appears at the top of every page. Running heads are required only for manuscripts being submitted for publication. Running heads are not required for student papers. See section 2.8 in the Publication Manual for more information.
Formatting Your Paper
See Chapter 2 in the Publication Manual for more information. Here is an example with notes from the Purdue OWL.
Font - APA recommends using a font that is accessible to all users. Check with your instructor for any requirements regarding font. Options include:
a sans serif font such as 11 point Calibri or Arial
a serif font such as 12 point Times New Roman
Line Spacing - Use double spacing throughout the paper - even on your reference page. See below for Title page spacing.
Margins - Your paper should have 1" (2.54 cm) margins all around.
Page Numbers - Page numbers should be located in upper right corner.
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