Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Form 944 Pr Publication

Instructions and Help about Form 944 Pr Publication

To set up your Microsoft Word document according to the sixth edition of the APA manual first click on the page Layout tab then select the margins options arrow in the drop down menu select normal to place a one-inch margin on all sides top bottom left and right to set the default APA font click on the Home tab then on the font dialog box launcher arrow under the font setting select Times New Roman under font style select regular and under size select 12 finally be sure to click the default setting in the bottom left of the dialog box next click on the insert tab then select a header options arrow in the drop down menu select the first option blank then in the options block place a checkmark in different first page next type the words running head followed by a colon and space then type a shortened version of your papers title in all caps this title should not be longer than 50 characters including spaces after your title tap the tab key to place your cursor at the far right margin directly in line with the one-inch marker click on the insert ribbon again and this time select the page number options arrow in the drop-down menu select the current position option the page number one will appear to exit the page header area double click on the word header or anywhere in the body of the document next use the Enter key to move your cursor down the page until it is at the number two on your vertical margin or about one-third down the page now click on the Home tab and in the alignment tool section select center alignment next go to the line spacing tool click on the options arrow and select two point zero or double spacing from the drop down menu click on the options arrow again and this time select remove space after paragraph if that is visible now type in the full title of your paper using regular title capitalization which means you capitalize all words except prepositions and articles fewer than five letters hit the enter key to double space then type in your name hit enter again and type in the name of your school now click the insert tab and select page break to insert a page break to create a header for this page double click in the header area on the words type text and that will open the header area next type in your shortened title again using all caps tap the tab key to place your cursor at the far right margin click on the insert tab again then select the page number option 0 in the drop down menu select the current position option the page number two will appear and now word will automatically number all the pages of your paper in order to exit the page header area double click on the word header or anywhere in the body of the document if your paper requires an abstract type in the word abstract next hit enter one time then go up to the text alignment tool and select left align in APA an abstract paragraph is not indented is 100 to 250 words and provides a concise summary of your entire paper after the abstract click on the insert tab and select page break now you're on the first body page of your paper click on the Home tab and select Center alignment then type in the full text of your paper again being sure to capitalize all major words including the first and last words of your title hit enter one time to double-spaced then return to the Home tab and this time select left alignment to type the body of your paper to indent your paragraph hit the tab key one time when typing in the text of your paper do not hit the return or Enter key at the end of a line instead allow the computer to conduct word wrapping the computer will automatically rap lines according to the margins and line spacing you have set and it is not necessary to hit Enter or return until you want to start a new paragraph at the end of a paragraph hit enter one time to double space then hit tab one time to indent now begin typing your next paragraph any time that you use a source in your paper you must provide an in-text citation to that source which in APA consists of the author's last name and the year of publication inside parentheses if the source you're using doesn't identify an author use the first several words of the sources title when finished typing the body of your paper click on the insert tab and select page break again this inserts a new page in your document for your list of references which must go on a page by themselves after the body of your paper next go to the home ribbon and click on the center alignment tool return to your document and type in the word references in the middle of the page then hit enter one time once again click on the Home tab and select left align to align all of your text to the left now type in the information for each source beginning with the author's last name followed by a comma then the initial of the author's first name followed by period now comes the date of publication inside parentheses and followed by a period now type in the title of the source you got your information or quotation from remember in APA the title of the source is not capitalized except for the first word of the title or any proper noun following the title of your source you may need to type a publication title if your article was published inside a magazine journal newspaper or book when typing the.