Q. How do i create an outline for my APA paper?



APA's Publication Manual does not provide formal guidelines for creating outlines. We recommend that you use:

  • Times New Roman font
  • 12pt font
  • double spacing
  • 1 inch margins

Outline examples from the Purdue Owl can be seen here:


Here are some other pages at the Purdue Owl that you may find helpful:

APA Style Workshop: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/664/01/

General Format: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

You may also want to reach out the the online Tutorial/Writing Center. There should be a link in your classroom. Pease contact us if you have any questions.


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