You can set the page numbers for your entire document, or if you need more control, you can do it section-by-section as well if you want continuous pagination that is all in the same format, go to the insert ribbon, and in the header & footer group, click on the page number icon choose the appropriate. Page numbering for a thesis or dissertation tip: add page numbering to your document after you are finished making all edits after the page numbering has been added, then add the table of contents and/or update the table of contents a typical document consist of three main parts: 1 preliminaries 2 text ( chapters. The order they are presented is dictated by the order they are mentioned in the text of your research paper the heading should be appendix, followed by a letter or number [eg, appendix a or appendix 1], centered and written in bold type appendices must be listed in the table of contents [if used] the page number(s). To use different page numbering schemes in different sections of your word document, there are two tricks: 1) you must include a section break - next if your paper includes additional sections (for example, if your approval page was added as a separate section from your title page), you may have to. Titles and abstract: the first three pages contain the cover page, title page, and the abstract, all of which have no visible page numbers preface material: the approval sheet all the way to the list of figures, all of these are in lower-case roman numerals (i, ii, iii, and so on) paper proper: everything from introduction until the. The appendices section, if there is one, is close to the last section of your apa- style paper: title page abstract text of paper references list tables figures appendices footnotes (apa, 2010, p 229-230) (rarely used) to the figure or table number (eg, table b3 would be the third table in appendix b) if your appendices. How to set up page numbers on your concept paper, proposal, and final report word 2007 and word 2013 1 separating the body of the paper from the preliminary pages a put your cursor before the first character of the page you wish to be page 1 of the body of the paper (chapter 1 of dissertation) b open the view.
The running head is a shortened title (no more than 50 characters, including spaces) that appears on every page use the automatic functions of your word- processing program to create a header that contains the running head and the page numbers for your paper the header is located within, not below, the paper's margin. You simplify your task greatly by recording complete bibliographic information of your cited sources as you research, thus building your references page as you go as i cite sources in-text, i simply keep adding the complete bibliographic information to my references page right in my word file for the paper thus my. As you write your paper, use the pre-formatted headings provided under the shsu tab, and don't forget to click on update all occasionally update all automatically updates the headings and page numbers that appear in the toc this ensures that all pages numbers are accurate when your document is. The modern language association (mla) specifies a standard format for essays and research papers written in an academic setting: one-inch page margins double-spaced paragraphs a header with author's last name and page number one-half inch from the top of each page name of author, name of professor, title of.
At the bottom of the header outline, check the box next to “different first page header/footer” 3 to insert a page number on your first page: go to the insert tab: • click on “page numbers” • select the top left option 4 now in the header section of your paper, before the page number, double click and type “running head:. All text pages must carry arabic numbers beginning with “1” every page must be accounted for in the numbering system with the exception of the fly leaf sheets and the address page mla: last name must appear on all numbered pages of the research/thesis paper paper – the paper to be used for research papers and.
Page numbers should begin on the first page of the paper's text, not on the title page page numbers are most often placed on the top right of the page header or the bottom center of the footer our sample paper puts the page numbers at the top right note: the table of contents (if a paper has one) should have its own page. Use microsoft word's automatic header and page number functions rather than inserting them into the text of your paper manually to create flush left first page running head and page number: on your title page, the header is in the form running head: short title of paper click on the insert tab. 6 days ago page header contents running head - content at the top left of each page, written in all capital letters page numbers - content at the top right of each page running head the running head is a shortened version of your paper's title and cannot exceed 50 characters including spacing and punctuation. Number all pages consecutively throughout the research paper in the upper right -hand corner, half an inch from the top and flush with the right margin type your last name, followed by a space, before the page number (fig 2) do not use the abbreviation p before the.
Below is an example of the order of pages, and the roman or arabic page numbering, as recommended in one of the style guides, turabian's a manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: chicago style for students and researchers, 8th ed not every thesis will contain all the parts listed. Preparation of the thesis or research paper school of graduate studies bemidji state university 1500 birchmont drive ne, #48 bemidji, mn 56601- 2699 218-755-2027 fax: 218-755-2258 note: all page numbers, both roman and arabic, are to be placed in the upper right hand corner of the page the placement. Page numbers, on every page, in the upper right margin, 1/2 from the top and flush with the right margin put your last name followed by the page number on every page (except figures), in the upper right margin, 1/2 from the top and flush with the right margin, two or three words of the paper title (this is called the running. Item 80 - 16351 use a reference page for reference to parenthetical citations within the text of your paper, underline titles of books, plays, pamphlets, periodicals, films, television programs, and recordings place in quotation marks titles of articles, essays in anthologies, book chapters, and lectures number pages in the.
Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities this resource, updated to reflect the mla handbook (8th ed), offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and. First page research essays should not include a separate title page instead, insert a header that includes both your last name and the page number, flush both your last name and page number, on each page of your endnotes, numbering these consecutively in the same series as the rest of the paper. This section describes the numbered reference system and gives examples from one version of the system ask your instructor what specific style to use documentation styles for chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, and medical sciences are summarized in james d lester, writing research papers, 5th ed,.
How to start page numbers on page 2 docs many documents require that the first page should skip numbers especially if it is an introduction, or the content of a book or a research paper in that case, click the insert menu and from the page number options choose the one without a number on it see this. Rule: all papers should have automatically inserted page numbers that show in the upper right corner on all pages except the first do not insert these page numbers by hand instead, use word's header/footer tool for documents following mla format, put your last name and page. Top of page-header, alignment will be right, click ok the page number will appear leave 5 spaces between the running header and the page number) abstract: an abstract is similar to an introduction to a paper write a 75-100 word overview of your essay/research paper the abstract should include the main idea and. Use the backspace key to set your title to the left and then use the tab key to move the page number back to the right hand side (usually 2 tabs) close the header and footer (red x on the top right-hand side of the page) go to page 2 of your document (or if you haven't started writing it, insert a page break).
(no comma between the author and page number commas and periods go outside of inline quotes) works cited list (lots of tricky details sort alphabetically by author, not by the order the quotes appear in your paper) for the most complete information, check your campus library or writing center for the mla handbook for. This video will teach you how to format the page numbers for your mla style papers created by east mississippi community college libraries.