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Writing & Citing Help Guide

APA Template for Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word logoClick 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 Template for Google Docs

Google Docs logoClick 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.

APA Student Paper Checklist

Click here to get a checklist that you can use to make sure your paper you've met all the guidelines for APA formatting. This checklist references the APA Style Concise Guide, 7th Edition. Copies of the guide are at the Kirtland Library.

Check out this video to see how to format your paper in APA style.

This video is a great introduction to in-text citations in APA style.