What are the rules for APA Format?

General APA Guidelines Your essay should be typed and double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5″ x 11″), with 1″ margins on all sides. You should use a clear font that is highly readable. APA recommends using 12 pt. Times New Roman font.

Do you justify in APA format?

APA guidelines concern page formatting, headings, citations, statistics and other elements. Page margins in APA style should be 1 inch on all sides and body text should be left-justified, according to the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

What are the rules for citing sources?

Basic MLA RulesAll citations should be double spaced.Indent after the first line of each entry (hanging indent)Entries are not numbered; Alphabetize by the first word of the entry.If no author is listed, begin with title.

Can you reference anything?

Information could include ideas, facts, phrases, or anything else. This means that you need to include references for all information, even if it is from something which you do not consider ‘academic’, such as an unregulated website.