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APA Style, 6th edition

APA the RCC way

Setting Up Running Head and Page Numbers in Word

Transcript & Video from RCC Writing Center

  1. Set font as Times New Roman and size 12.
  2. Click on Insert.
  3. Click on Page Number.
  4. Click on Top of Page.
  5. Click on Plain Number 3 box.
  6. Select Different First Page.
  7. Click on Insert.
  8. Click on Page Number.
  9. Click on Top of Page.
  10. Click on Plain Number 3 box.
  11. Type in Running head: TITLE OF PAPER
  12. Left align Running head.
  13. Tab page 1 over to right align.
  14. Finish cover page (title centered, your name, Randolph Community College).
  15. Go to second page.
  16. Click beside the number 2 at the top of the page. Type in TITLE and left align.
  17. Tab page 2 over to right align.
  18. Close Header/Footer box.

Sample Paper