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Writing & Citing Help: APA Formatting and Guidelines

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APA Template for Microsoft Word

Click here to download a Word template to format your paper. 

Save and use this template as the starting point for your APA-style paper, replacing its generic information with your information. Be sure to give your document a different title so you can use this basic template again as needed.

APA Formatting for Google Docs

Click here for an APA Template that you can use with Google Docs. Make a copy of this doc and use it for your own paper.

Click here for tips about formatting using APA guidelines in your Google Docs.

7th Edition APA Student Paper (5:37)