1 Formatting a Document in Word using MLA style 1. Using MS Word - various versions 2. Using MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7 th ed. (2009) 3. The 7 th ed. is also in Term Paper Assistance section of the library 9/10/2012
2 Be Prepared Must Have All note cards and rough draft Rough draft includes full citation information for each source used Pen or pencil for corrections Storage device to save your work Style manual or setup requirements Money for print charges
3 Formatting the paper Word 2007 & 2010 Set left alignment Select a standard Font such as Times New Roman and size 12. Do NOT choose larger type or bold or italic type. Keep heading as normal. Use black type. MLA Handbook section 4
4 Formatting the paper other Word versions Use black ink. Select a standard Font such as Times New Roman and size 12. Set left alignment Do NOT choose larger type or bold or italic type. MLA Handbook section 4
5 Turn off automatic hyphenation Word 2007 & 2010
6 Turn off automatic hyphenation- Other Word versions Click OK to save the setting
7 Word 2007 & 2010 Set margins 1 top, bottom, both sides Set margins for NORMAL.
8 Set margins 1 at top, bottom, & both sides Other Word versions If you want the margins to stay for all future documents, adjust Default here Click OK to save the setting
9 Indent the first word of each paragraph ½ or 5 spaces from left margin Word 2007 & 2010 Be sure the Tab key is set for 5 spaces
10 Indent the first word of each paragraph ½ or 5 spaces from the left margin Other Word versions Use the Tab key it is pre-set for 5 spaces If you need to change indentations, use
11 If Tab spacing is not set at ½ or 5 spaces, it can be corrected Always click OK to save changes
12 Paragraph Dialog Box Word 2007 Paragraph Dialog Box Other Word versions
13 Spacing double-spaced for all pages Word 2007 & 2010 Click OK to save the setting
14 Spacing double-spaced lines for all pages other Word versions Click OK to save the setting
15 Heading & Title MLA does not require a title page If instructor wants a title page, follow his direction Heading is required on the first page your name, instructor s name, course #, date Double space between components
16 Double space and enter the title. Capitalize the 1 st word, last word and all principal words. Double space after the title and begin typing your paper. Follow all punctuation rules in Chapter 3 of the MLA Handbook.
17 Use automatic page numbering Word 2007 & 2010 Select Plain Number 3 by clicking in the box
18 Place cursor to the left of the number, space, then type your last name Then close Header Your last name will appear on each sheet and the pages will be numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.
19 Use automatic page numbering other Word versions When Header box appears, click on align right
20 Automatic page numbers other Word versions Click on Insert Page Number and 1 automatically appears in the Header box
21 Automatic page numbering other Word versions Move the cursor to the left side of the number, space, then type your last name. Your last name will appear on each sheet and the pages will be numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.
22 If instructor does not want page # on the 1 st page Word 2007 & 2010 Change to Start at 2 and click OK
23 If instructor does not want page # on the 1 st page other Word versions Go to Insert, Page Numbers, and remove the green checkmark for number on first page Be sure to click OK to save the setting
24 Charts, Graphics, Illustrations Must be labeled Must give the source of the information Double spaced Appear close to the related text See Chapter 4 of MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7 th ed.
25 Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar Essential that your completed paper be read as you intend Use Chapter 3 in MLA Handbook or use Writing Guide link in library web page Or use writing text for ENL class MLA has specific rules about using numbers, capitalizing, spacing after periods, abbreviations, outlining, etc.
26 Use Spell/Grammar Check Word 2007 & 2010 Red lines mean spelling error according to the Word dictionary. The spelling may be correct, such as people s names, but the program is checking and bringing it to your attention. Green lines indicate a grammar problem and the program will give you ideas to correct the sentence.
27 Use Spell/Grammar Check other Word versions Red lines mean spelling error according to the Word dictionary. The spelling may be correct, such as people s names, but the program is checking and bringing it to your attention. Green lines indicate a grammar problem and the program will give you ideas to correct the sentence.
28 Select Spelling/Grammar check here. Be sure this box is checked if you want the program to review your grammar also. Click on Options see next page
29 These are the selections available. Be sure to click on OK to save any changes.
30 Choices are given if you agree the spelling is incorrect. In this box you can change the word. You can also click on Ignore if you are satisfied with the word or grammar. If you want to add a word to the program s spell check dictionary so word is accepted in the future, click on Add to Dictionary.
31 Acknowledging sources used All sources must be documented Works Cited page is last page in your paper - Chapter 5 MLA Handbook Specific ways to cite materials from databases, web sites, print journal articles, books, etc. Parenthetical documentation within the paper itself Chapter 6 of MLA Handbook
32 Works Cited Complete this page before typing your paper since all parenthetical references relate to the Works Cited page List of all resources used Alphabetize by author s last name See library webpage Citing Sources, Examples of Citations, OR Use Chapter 5 of the MLA Handbook
33 Hanging Indent used in Works Cited
34 Hanging indent for Works Cited page Word 2007 & 2010 Always click on OK
35 Hanging Indent for Works Cited page - other Word versions Under Format, Select Paragraph then select Hanging under Indentation-Special
36 Parenthetical References Acknowledgment wherever you incorporate another s words, facts, ideas Must be able to trace research Follows sentence where information used Clearly point to specific sources in the list of Works Cited Chapter 6 of MLA Handbook
37 If you used a quote from the book Black Rage by William H. Grief Using author s name in the sentence : Grief states that even though slavery ended, its influence is still present (26). Quoting the statement: The practice of slavery stopped over a hundred years ago, but the minds of our This citizens quote came have from page been 26 in freed (Grief 26). the book written by William H. Grief. Examples of Parenthetical References these refer to resources listed in your Works Cited
38 Style Varies for Parenthetical References The author s name and page number are used or sometimes just the page number depending on how the information from the source is used These refer back to a source listed in the Works Cited page Punctuation is important Review Chapter 6 of MLA Handbook
39 Data needed for Works Cited & Parenthetical References ARTICLE (in print) Author & title of article Title of journal Volume, issue, date of journal Volume & Page numbers MLA Handbook section BOOK (in print) Author & title of book Name of editor & edition used Name of series Place of publication, publisher, date Page numbers MLA Handbook section
40 Data needed for Works Cited & Parenthetical References Internet & electronic book Name of author, editor, compiler Title of the work & date of publication (posting) Title of web site & date viewed Publisher or sponsor of the site Subscription Database Name of database & date viewed Author & title of article Title of journal, volume, issue, date of publication MLA Handbook section MLA Handbook section
41 Writing without plagiarizing What is plagiarism??? Using someone else s ideas, information without acknowledging (citing) that person s work. Passing off another person s ideas or expressions as your own. MLA Handbook section Help is here!
42 Tips to prevent plagiarism Make a list of writers and viewpoints to double-check in your paper Keep 3 categories of notes your ideas, your summaries of others material, exact wording you copy Identify the sources of all materials you use Check with your instructor when you are not sure Relates to NPC Student Code of Conduct from MLA Handbook section 2.8
43 Other Research Sources Television or radio broadcast Sound recording Film or video recording Performance Musical score Visual art Interview Letter Digital file USE MLA Handbook 5.7 section for help citing these specialized resources.
44 Your English text Term Paper Assistance book section in libraries Online links to Writing Assistance from the library web page Library staff Writing Lab staff Assistance
MLA Formatting in MS Word 2010 / 2011 Learn to format a research paper in MLA style using Microsoft Word 2010 for PC and 2011 for Mac. Program Version and Resources for Guide All the recommended formatting
MLA Formatting in Microsoft Word 2010/2011 Learn to format a research paper in MLA style using Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows and 2011 for Mac. Program Version and Resources for Guide All the recommended
Using Microsoft Word 2010 to Write a Turabian Paper The best source for writing research papers is the A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Eighth Edition). A copy is available
Step-by-Step Instructions for Setting Up a Paper in APA Format These instructions will help you format all three parts of your paper: 1. the title or cover page 2. the paper 3. the reference page 1. TITLE
APA Research Paper Template Instructions The American Psychological Association (APA) style for formatting an essay is not a setting in Microsoft Word 2010. However, by following these steps, you can set
Name: Period: Ms. Kawalek, English 11 The Writing Process Packet Keep this packet for the rest of the school year. PLEASE DO NOT LOSE IT! You must complete all prewriting and editing steps prior to submitting
Running head: EXAMPLE APA STYLE PAPER 1 Example of an APA Style Paper Justine Berry Austin Peay State University EXAMPLE APA STYLE PAPER 2 Abstract APA format is the official style used by the American
SAMPLE TURABIAN STYLE PAPER John Doe History 2010 Dr. Johnson July 11, 2014 Doe 1 The Turabian style sample essay has been prepared to help answer some of the questions and problems that you may have when
Creating APA Style Research Papers (6th Ed.) All the recommended formatting in this guide was created with Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows and Word 2011 for Mac. If you are going to use another version
Basic Formatting 1 Basic Formatting of a Microsoft Word Document for Word 2003 and 2007 Center for Writing Excellence Updated April 2009 Basic Formatting 2 Table of Contents GENERAL FORMATTING INFORMATION...
APA FORMATTING RESOURCES FOR WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS www.apastyle.org Do not use Owl/Purdue for APA resource Using APA style formatting for written assignments in the nursing field is the accepted method of
Turabian 8 th Edition Beulah Heights University Writing Lab Disclosure! Instructions are for Microsoft Word 2010 & 2013! Follow the general format! Consult the instructor! Consult the 8 th edition Turabian
Citing Resources: MLA Guidelines for Electronic and Print Sources 2011 An Abbreviated Guide for Scottsdale Community College Students While MS Word 2007 and other online resources including databases offer
7 th Edition MLA Handbook University of Akron Wayne College Smucker Learning Center MLA HANDOUT FOR WAYNE COLLEGE STUDENTS This handout is designed to assist students in documenting research papers using
Formatting your CE Manuscript Using MS Word 2010 Table of Contents default fonts... 2 styles... 3 the format for paragraphs in the text... 5 the Page Layout... 6 page numbering... 8 references... 9 citations
Disclaimers: 1. This tutorial focuses on managing Citations & Bibliography Works Cited (MLA) and References (APA) for documents created in Microsoft Word. This tutorial is not intended to serve as a substitute
Running head: APA STYLE PAGE FORMATTING INSTRUCTIONS 1 Formatting Your Paper in APA Style (Sixth Edition) Using MS-Word (Office 2007 and 2010) Alan W. Aldrich University of South Dakota Author Note The
Running head: A VERY CORRECT APA STYLE PAPER 1 Comment [MSOffice1]: The running head is a short title for the paper placed at the left margin. Each letter of the running head is capitalized. The number
MLA Format Example and Guidelines Fleming 1 John Fleming Professor Daniels ENGL 1301 One-inch margins on all sides. EVERYTHING double spaced. EVERYTHING in Times New Roman 12 pt. font size. For more details
Running head: SAMPLE APA PAPER FOR STUDENTS 1 RUNNING HEAD: Yes, it will say, Running head:...., but only on the first page. Use an abbreviated form of the title (not exceeding 50 characters, which will
Microsoft Office 2010: Introductory Q&As Word Chapter 2 Will all future documents use the new font and font size? (WD72) No, because the Only in this document option button is selected. If you want all
Running head: SHORTENED TITLE 1 To center a line in Microsoft Word, select Format Paragraph from the Microsoft Word menu bar. Then, on the Indents and Spacing tab, choose Centered from the drop-down list
Formatting Your Thesis Revised: October 2010 This document has been created to supplement the thesis guide available via the Registrar s website. It will show you how to format various items. When in doubt,
Instructions for Formatting MLA Style Papers in Microsoft Word 2010 To begin a Microsoft Word 2010 project, click on the Start bar in the lower left corner of the screen. Select All Programs and then find
BASIC FORMATTING IN MICROSOFT WORD Microsoft Word comes with formatting tools that you can use to enhance the appearance of your documents. Some of the formatting tools we will be covering in this lesson
APA General Format: Research Papers General format for papers written in APA style is covered in the first chapter of the Publication Manual (Call number here at Morrisville College Library: REF BF 76.7.P83
USING MICROSOFT WORD 2008(MAC) FOR APA TASKS MS WORD 2008(MAC), GENERAL TIPS Backspace and Delete The keyboard has two delete keys: Backspace and Delete. What s the difference? The Backspace key deletes
Running head: INTERNET AND DISTANCE ED 1 In the top half of the page, centered and double-spaced, include: title of the paper, your first and last name, course number and name, instructor name, and date
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2003 Sabeera Kulkarni Information Technology Lab School of Information University of Texas at Austin Fall 2004 1. Objective This tutorial is designed for users who are new
Beginning Microsoft Word XP Objective 1: Become acquainted with the Microsoft Word XP environment. Toolbars Standard Toolbar Formatting Toolbar Toolbars provide easy access to commonly used options. The
APA Style Formatting and Style Guide APA? APA- American Psychological Association originated in 1929 Group of psychologist, anthropologist, and business managers convened and sough to establish a simple
Microsoft Word: Upgrade Summary Anatomy of Microsoft Word 2007 Office Button Quick Access Toolbar Menu Tabs Dialogue Boxs Menu Groups Page Formats Zoom Starting a Document New Document New Ctrl + N Opening
WYSIWYG Tips and FAQ Version 1.0 WYSIWYG: What you see is what you get. This is an abbreviation for the type of editor Acalog uses. You will layout your content in the editor, and when you hit preview,
Table of Contents Introduction... 2 Getting Help... 2 Tips... 2 Working with Styles... 3 Applying a Style... 3 Choosing Which Styles to Use... 3 Modifying a Style... 4 Creating A New Style... 4 Setting
How to Format Your Paper for the 12 th Annual National Symposium on Student Retention Sandra Whalen Director, CSRDE firstname.lastname@example.org Jennifer Robertson Managerial Associate, CSRDE email@example.com Brittnee
Microsoft Word 2013 Basics 1. From Start, look for the Word tile and click it. 2. The Ribbon- seen across the top of Microsoft Word. The ribbon contains Tabs, Groups, and Commands a. Tabs sit across the
Microsoft Word Review November 24, 2014 Exercise 1: Open Word Click on Word. OR Click Start. Click All Programs. Click Microsoft Office. Exercise 2: Create a new document Click File Tab. Select New. Click
Microsoft Word 2010 Prepared by Computing Services at the Eastman School of Music July 2010 Contents Microsoft Office Interface... 4 File Ribbon Tab... 5 Microsoft Office Quick Access Toolbar... 6 Appearance
Create a report with formatting, headings, numbers and table of contents MS Office Word 2010 Combine this model with instructions from your teacher and your report will be something you can be proud of.
How to format your manuscript in Microsoft Word Acceptable File Type & Format... 2 Line Spacing... 3 Centering Text... 4 Indenting Text... 6 Using Show/Hide Feature to Find Formatting Errors... 7 Hyphenation...
MLA Citation Style From the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7 th ed., 2009. MLA citation style refers to the rules created by the Modern Language Association for formatting research papers
Running head: UWC Sample APA Format Paper 1 UWC Sample APA Format Paper Yourfirstname Lastname East Carolina University UWC Sample APA Format Paper 2 Abstract This is your abstract page for your APA paper.
Research Paper Survival Guide Chariho Regional High School Table of Contents Choosing a Topic...2 Creating a Thesis Statement...2 Creating an Outline...2 Creating a Annotated Bibliography...3 Setting up
How to Cite Information From This System How you cite material from this system will depend on the style you have been asked to use. This document covers three styles: Chicago style Modern Language Association
MICROSOFT WORD FUNCTIONS: DESCRIPTIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS Page 1 REVEAL CODES Reveal codes is a basic function in Word that enables the writer to see codes displayed in the text of a document. As with any
New characteristics of Office 2007 software Table of Contents p. 2 Office Button p. 2 Quick Access Toolbar p. 2 Close a Document p. 2 Print Preview p. 2 Help button p. 3 Ribbons p. 4 Some Common Functions
Formatting Text - 1 of 44 Formatting Text in Microsoft Word Page Setup 2 Centering Text 3 Line Spacing 4 Paragraph Spacing 4 Indenting a Paragraph s First Line 5 Hanging Indentation 5 Indenting an Entire
Mac Word 2011 Bibliographies and References Lists Page 1 of 8 Click to Jump to a Topic How to Format a Bibliography or References List in the American University Thesis and Dissertation Template In this
Word 2 Microsoft Word 2013 Mercer County Library System Brian M. Hughes, County Executive Action Technique 1. Page Margins On the Page Layout tab, in the Page Setup group, click Margins. Click the margin
A P A 6 th Edition Sample Paper Text Margins 1 inch all around Typing -Do not break (hyphenate) words at end of a line. -Indent the first line of every paragraph except for the abstract page (The default
WORD 2013 FORMATTING TEXT and USING STYLES Information Technology September 1, 2014 1 P a g e TABLE OF CONTENTS Paragraph Format Options... 3 Paragraph group under the Home tab... 3 First Line Indent...
Microsoft Word 2016 Tutorial This tutorial requires a basic understanding of how to use Microsoft Word and focuses only on operations useful for the Word and Excel Assignment 2016. This transcript is supplementary
Word Processing programs and their uses An application that provides extensive tools for creating all kinds of text based programs. They are not limited to working with text and enable you to add images
Word 2007 and APA Format 1 Running head: WORD 2007 AND FORMATING APA PAPERS A Brief Guide to using Word 2007 to Format Papers in the Publication Style of the American Psychological Association Jeff Aspelmeier
PC Word 2010/2007 Bibliographies and References Lists Page 1 of 7 Click to Jump to a Topic How to Format a Bibliography or References List in the American University Thesis and Dissertation Template In
WHAT S NEW IN WORD 2010 & HOW TO CUSTOMIZE IT The Ribbon... 2 Default Tabs... 2 Contextual Tabs... 2 Minimizing and Restoring the Ribbon... 3 Customizing the Ribbon... 3 A New Graphic Interface... 5 Live
Word Processing with OpenOffice Writer W o r d P r o c e s s i n g w i t h O p e n O f f i c e W r i t e r P a r t 1 Part I: Introduction to OpenOffice Writer OpenOffice Writer is an open-source free software
Technical Editing Using Microsoft Word for Page Layout Tutorial Goal This project requires you to apply default Microsoft Word styles and other formatting options to an existing text to achieve the professional
BSN GUIDE 1 BSN GUIDE FOR SCHOLARLY PAPERS This guide is to assist the BSN student in utilizing the American Psychological Association (APA) format and writing in a professional style. The focus of this
The Basics of Microsoft Word 1) Microsoft Word is a word processing software, which means it is a program made for creating textual documents such as letters, reports, books, resumes, newsletters, etc.
General APA Guidelines Essay Formatting: APA, Chicago, MLA Your essay should be typed, double-spaced with 1" margins on 8.5" x 11" paper. The preferred typeface is Times New Roman, with a 12-point font
Instructions for Using the Microsoft Word 2007/2010 Proceedings Paper Template 1 Working with the Document Template 1.1 General Information The template, splnproc1110.dotm, has been designed for authors
MICROSOFT WORD 2007 Course Content MS Word & Features Getting Started (New,Open & Save). Formatting Text Formatting Paragraph Cut, Copy & Paste Page Layout 2 Why we use Microsoft Word MS word is a word
THESIS AND DISSERTATION FORMATTING GUIDE GRADUATE SCHOOL A Guide to the Preparation and Submission of Thesis and Dissertation Manuscripts in Electronic Form August 2015 Revised Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1005
Working with Tables in Microsoft Word The purpose of this document is to lead you through the steps of creating, editing and deleting tables and parts of tables. This document follows a tutorial format
WORD PROCESSING In this session, we will explain some of the basics of word processing. The following are the outlines: 1. Start Microsoft Word 11. Edit the Document cut & move 2. Describe the Word Screen
Microsoft Word 2007 Module 1 http://pds.hccfl.edu/pds Microsoft Word 2007: Module 1 July, 2007 2007 Hillsborough Community College - Professional Development and Web Services Hillsborough Community College
Running head: APA FORMATTING FOR STUDENTS 1 APA Formatting For Dixie State College Nursing Students An A. Student Dixie State College APA Formatting for Dixie State College Nursing Students 2 Nursing students
LastName-1 University College Format and Style Requirements This document addresses the University College format and style requirements for writing assignments across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.
ENG235: AMERICAN FILM CLASSICS SYLLABUS LECTURE HOURS/CREDITS: 3/3 CATALOG DESCRIPTION Prerequisite: ENG101 English Composition I This survey of the American film industry emphasizes its development as
qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyui opasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfgh jklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvb Instructions for Formatting a nmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwer Turabian Paper tyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopas
Otterbein University Department of Nursing Guidelines for Preparing & Submitting the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree Final Project Report The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Project is the culminating
Introduction BSN HANDBOOK 2009 APPENDIX D APA WRITING GUIDELINES Basic Use of APA Format Tips for Writing a Professional Paper Prepared for the Finlandia University Nursing Program Using APA Publication
Lesson 4: Formatting Paragraphs and Working with Styles When you type information into Microsoft Word, each time you press the Enter key Word creates a new paragraph. You can format paragraphs. For example,
Enhanced Formatting and Document Management Word 2010 Unit 3 Module 3 Diocese of St. Petersburg Office of Training Training@dosp.org This Page Left Intentionally Blank Diocese of St. Petersburg 9/5/2014
OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS IN WORD PROCESSING 1. The red wave underline in MS Word document indicates A. Spelling errors B. Grammar errors C. Address block C. None of these 2. Which of the following option
UTT LIBRARIES APA STYLE FORMATTING A Brief Guide Revised October 2010 UTT LIBRARIES 2 BRIEF GUIDE TO FORMATTING A RESEARCH PAPER USING THE APA STYLE As part of the course requirements at tertiary level,
PowerPoint Tip Sheets Part I: Create, Save, and Open To Start PowerPoint, Click on Start. Choose all Programs > Microsoft Office > Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003. To understand the PowerPoint screen,
Microsoft Word 1A: Business Letters: Format, Text Wrap, Insert Text Box, Logo Format of a Business Letter: Although there are different formats to use when preparing a business letter, you should always
University of Miami Information Technology Word 2013 is fairly similar to Word 2010 but has a few variations. Word 2013, however, still uses the same file extension (.docx) This manual will discuss the
Quick Start Guide to: Understanding the Advanced Template Editor The basic template editor in Swiftpage is used to create templates that began as imported templates or global advanced templates. (One function
Word Processing Word Processing 1 Using the Application 1.1 Working with Documents 1.1.1 Open, close a word processing application. Open, close documents. Opening the Microsoft Word Application Click on
Example Paper 1 Running head: EXAMPLE PAPER FOR GRADING APA Example Paper for the Writing and Grading of Students Papers in the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Norm Stradleigh Course Information
Microsoft Word 2013 Tutorial GETTING STARTED Microsoft Word is one of the most popular word processing programs supported by both Mac and PC platforms. Microsoft Word can be used to create documents, brochures,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries Carrboro Cybrary Chapel Hill Public Library Durham County Public Library DOING MORE WITH WORD: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010 GETTING STARTED PAGE 02 Prerequisites