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San Miguel School Library and Technology Center: Research Paper Guidelines

Important Checklists

Guidelines to Setting Up and Typing a Research Paper

IF THERE ARE NO TEACHER SPECIFICATIONS, YOU CAN ASSUME THE FOLLOWING:

  • 12 font
  • Times New Roman font

 

1.  Set Margins - according to teacher specifications, or by default use the following:

         top, bottom, left and right: 1"

2.  Set Line Spacing - double

3.  Insert Header: Right Indent Last Name and "Insert" Page Number

4.  Works Cited on last page

5.  Title Page - according to teacher specifications, or by default use the following:

         Center Title - 1/3 way down page

         Center (another 1/3 way down):    Name

                                                            Teacher

                                                            Subject

                                                            Date