•Title should be between 10-12 words and should reflect content of paper (e.g., IV and DV).
•Title, your name, and Hamilton College are all double-spaced (no extra spaces) •Create a page header using the “View header” function in MS Word.
You should use a clear font that is highly readable. To create a page header/running head, insert page numbers flush right.
Then type "TITLE OF YOUR PAPER" in the header flush left using all capital letters.
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The title page should contain the title of the paper, the author's name, and the institutional affiliation.
Include the page header (described above) flush left with the page number flush right at the top of the page.
Please note that on the title page, your page header/running head should look like this: After consulting with publication specialists at the APA, OWL staff learned that the APA 6th edition, first printing sample papers have incorrect examples of running heads on pages after the title page.
This link will take you to the APA site where you can find a complete list of all the errors in the APA's 6th edition style guide.