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Citing Sources: APA Resources

Use this guide as a resource when you cite sources.

Using the APA Template in Word 2013

  • Open Microsoft Word Document.
  • In the upper left hand corner, click on File then New
  • The templates screen will appear.  In the search box, type in apa.
  • Then double-click on the APA style report (6th edition) template.

After the template opens:

  •  Click in the areas in [brackets] to replace the information with your content.
  •  Make sure you use Save AS and input your own file name when you go to save the paper.
  •  Delete anything in the template you don't want to use in your.
  •  Before printing, make sure you look at your paper in Print Preview to make sure you don't have any extra pages    or left over content from the template.