RESEARCH PAPER FORMAT GUIDE
WRITING AND RESEARCH
APA TITLE PAGE FORMAT GUIDE
For the APA paper, note that:
All pages of an APA paper are numbered, including the title page and the
The text does not begin until page 3 of the paper.
Your title is expected to be reflective of the entire and specific
content of your paper, and yet not use unnecessarily vague language.
recommends a title length of approximately 10 to 12 words.
You must label and include a running head on the title page.
head is what will be used on the top of the page when the essay is
It is a condensed version of your full title.
exceed 50 characters or one line.
It should never
It should also be written in ALL CAPS.
You must also use a brief title (different from the running head) 5
spaces to the left of your page number in the upper right hand corner of
The brief title should be no more than 2 or 3 words long.
You must include an