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APA Formatting

How to format your assignment in APA style

References Page

Any time you do research or use information, or use words or images from a source, you must acknowledge the source in two places: in your text and in the references list on the final page of your paper. Please refer to the UCQ Writing Centre’s APA Referencing webpage for more information on the format of different types of sources.

After the last page of writing in your assignment, include a new page for your references list. The references are listed in alphabetical order according to the first author’s last name. Each reference is double-spaced and uses hanging indents.This means that the first line of each reference is all the way to the left margin while each of the following lines is indented. Use the "special" drop-down menu in the "paragraph" tab to set hanging indents. For instructions on how to set up your references page, please see the handout, "APA (7th ed.) Format and Referencing," (pp. 3, 5).