You have to take expert help to make the formatting of your papers perfect, as the citing has to be concise, orderly, and direct. For dissertations and various other academic papers, APA is the most preferred citing style.
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You must have received the general guidelines in the university manual, which requires standard sized paper, a 12 point Times New Roman Font, and one inch margins on each side. Though APA is considered as a difficult style, it is the widely used format. Few rules are listed below to let you get an idea of the standard:
Headings: You can use three levels of headings in your dissertation, and the font can be Times New Roman or Courier.
Language: The style will be more subjective for you, as you can't use biased language, ethnic labels or any offensive words.
Capitalization: According to the APA guidelines, you should capitalize the names of the departments, name of the tests, major words of the headings etc. Also, make sure, to not to capitalize the names of any hypothesis.
Numbering: APA style requires to spell out fractions and expressions; numbers in starting of the sentence should also be spelled, and numbers above 10 must be mentioned in a numeric form. Percentage sign(%) can be used in table while using in the text, you are supposed to spell it out, e.g. “five percent”.
Charts, tables and Figures: Statistical tables must be labeled with accurate description and consecutive numbering. Do not use alphabets to mention charts and figures, you should use a figure number and captions must be aligned with the axis of the object.
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