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Journal Article:

Lastname, Firstinitial. & Lastname, Firstinitial. (year of publication). "Title of article." Title of Online Periodical, volume(Issue), page(s). Retrieved from URL (include http://)

Kenneth, I. A. (2000). A Buddhist response to the nature of human rights. Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 8. Retrieved from


‚ÄčNewspaper Article:

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. Retrieved from
Parker-Pope, T. (2008, May 6). Psychiatry handbook linked to drug industry. The New York Times. Retrieved from

Use white 8 ½ x 11” paper.
Make 1 inch margins on the top, bottom, and sides.
The first word in every paragraph should be indented one half inch.
APA recommends using Times New Roman font, size 12.
Double space the entire research paper.
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