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Citations and Bibliographies: Page Numbers & Running Head

How to Format a Running Head in Microsoft Word

APA, MLA, and Chicago citation styles require page numbers and APA requires a running head--or a short version of the title to appear in the upper-right hand corner.  In APA style, the running head may appear differently on the title page (preceded by the phrase Running Head) than on other pages of the research paper.

Watch a screencast on how to format page numbers and a running head in Microsoft Word.

Or, read the APA's instructions for: How do I format my paper so that the phrase Running Head appears on only the first page?