I stylebook home ii grading standards home iii documenting sources home a creating a source list overview b citing sources overview c helpful hints. Fig 1 the top of the first page of a research paper a research paper does not normally need a title page, but if the paper is a group project, create a title page and list all the authors on it instead of in the header on page 1 of your essay. Mla format cover page by stephen on september 30, 2012 89 comments the modern language association (mla) does not require you to create a cover page when you complete your research paper, but some instructors may require you to have it. A cover page is usually not required for all personal essays, but academic essays usually need a cover pagethough apa and mla format cover pages differ significantly, a typical essay cover page will contain author’s name, as well as due date of the essay a topic of the essay is a must as well as the name of the course it is submitted to.
Harvard formatting and style guide cover page harvard formatting requires a very specific title page about halfway down the page is the title of the paper, in all capital letters. Heading remains at the top of a new page even if you make changes in the body of the paper), just below the running head and page number double-space the entire page with no extra line spacing between entries format everything below the title using a “hanging indent,” in which apa style sample reference page 3 klimkiewicz, j (2008. How to make the ib extended essay title page the international baccalaureate is a highly respected educational organization with hundreds of thousands of students in numerous countries around the world.
Double-space the entire paper, except with charts or tables do not add any extra spacing, except with page breaks between chapters (for very long papers), between the cover and first page, and bottom, and sides the header on the cover page is different from the headers on the rest of the paper only the cover page header includes the. If an instructor requires a cover page, the identification heading on the first page should be omitted below is an example of the first page if a cover page is used last name and page number should appear on all pages, and the title should appear at the top of the first page only. The first page of a turabian style essays is usually the title page which is equally an important page of the paper since it is the first impression a reader or the audience has of a writers’ work even though turabian format papers or turabian academic papers need a basic outline for the cover page, always strictly format the turabian essay. Use double-spacing throughout the entire paper leave 1 in margins on top, bottom, and sides omit a header and page number on the cover page body of the paper or report: add a header after the cover page the header should contain the title and page number (starting with 2. Like the apa style, harvard format uses an in-text citation and bibliography at the end of the essay when citing a reference in the body of an essay, the author’s name and year of publication is included and enclosed in brackets header: a cover page should have a header with page numbers right-aligned then an abbreviated title is.
Number straight through from the first text page to the final bibliography page but do not count any pages after the end of the text as part of your page count (a five-page paper may also have a cover page, two pages of notes and one page of bibliography which is nine pieces of paper. Apa style – research paper format insert page numbers in the upper right corner flushed left, the words line spacing double-space throughout indentation the first line of every entry is flushed left subsequent lines are indented 05’’ (or five spaces. Correct essay format is a piece of cake if you read this article it is dedicated to correct essay formatting, setting right margins, giving your essay a proper layout, creating catchy subtitles & properly indenting your paragraphs.
Basic essay format page numbers, mla title page, spacing, margins mla margins, font face and size, double line spacing in word 2010 - duration: mla 8 cover page and page numbers - duration. Apa specifies consectutive page numbers for a title page, body of the research paper, and bibliography page numbers = title page begins with 1 page numbering is consecutive (ie 1,2,3, etc. How to create an apa essay template in microsoft word on a pc, summer 2014 1 of 5 how to create an apa essay template in microsoft word on a pc, summer 2014 3 of 5 formatting the header replace “title” on the cover page with the title of your paper in normal title capitalization (upper and lowercase letters. Use 15 or double line-spacing keep the space between paragraphs consistent two styles are: but leave no spaces between paragraphs always double-check for the formatting requirements of your individual paper cover sheet if one has been provided, attach a cover sheet to the front of the assignment (the style most commonly used at.
The cover page, otherwise known as the title page gives the reader a vital glimpse at what the rest of the document contains it is a one-page summary of what all your research or work is about, and it is crucial that you make the best presentation of it when all is completed. Mla format is a set of guidelines for writing research papers defined by the modern language association cover page (for articles submitted to blind review process) that the spacing between sentences is consistent throughout your paper page headers 1/2 inch from the top of each page, include a header, with the author's last name, and. Instructions for formatting a turabian paper section 1 – starting from scratch set margins to 1”: 9 click file/page setup 9 click the line spacing toolbar button and choose 10 (see page 2 for a picture) 9 press enter once to add the extra line above the heading. If your instructor requires your paper to have a cover page, he/she usually provides specific instructions on what you should put on the cover page here is the general mla format cover page: this page should include your university name, your research paper title, your name, your class, your professor name and your paper’s due date.