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Accounting: Formatting and Citations

The accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the 'language of business,' accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate esse

Hanging Indents

This is how to format a hanging indent in Google Docs.

Screen shot of hanging indents in Google docs

This is one way to format a hanging indent in Word.

Screen shot of tabs in Word

Here's another way to format a hanging indent in Word.

Screenshot of formatting paragraph in word

MLA Citations - Overview

Contributors' names. "Title of Resource." Name of Container, Publisher, Last edited date.

Russell, Tony, et al. "MLA Formatting and Style Guide." The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 2 Aug. 2016.

In-text is (Author page#) or if no author (“Title” page#)

(Taylor 55) or (”Price of Freedom Museum”)

MLA 8 Citation for Websites with No Author

“Title of Web Page.” Title of Website, Publisher, Date published in Day Month Year format, URL.

“One Health and Disease: Tick-Borne.” National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 12 June 2018, https://www.nps.gov/articles/one-health-disease-ticks-borne.htm.

APA Citations - Overview

Author, I. (Date). Title. Container, page#.

Berndt, T. J. (2002). Friendship quality and social development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11, 7-10.

In-text is (Author, date, p. #)

According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners.

APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners (Jones, 1998, p. 199).

Converting from Google Docs to Word or PDF

File download as PDF on Google Docs

Sample APA Paper