Formatting Guidelines for Essays

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					Formatting Guidelines for Essays
By Andy Hira
for all classes
updated Sept. 22, 2005


-Use 12 point Times New Roman font, 1” margins, double space
-leave right margin ragged
-indent first line of every paragraph
-put page #s, title and name in the header

Recommended
-use subtitles
-embed graphs and tables in text where discussed
-use footnotes rather than embedding note into text
-use Chicago style for footnotes and bibliography