Q. How do I format the table of contents?


To format a Table of Contents for an APA paper:

  • Use title Table of Contents (centered on new page).
  • Change font: Times New Roman - 12pt.
  • Double space the Table of Contents.
  • APA does not have specific guidelines for a Table of Contents, other than font and spacing.

Helpful hint:  To create a table of contents in Microsoft Word:

  • Click on References
  • Then Table of Contents.

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  • Last Updated Jul 29, 2019
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