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APA / Smarthinking Seminars for August at the EU Tampa Campus

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August Workshops for Sarasota Campus

August Workshops:

Join the librarian in the Success Lab on:

Tuesday, August 19th at noon

APA Workshop

Wednesday, August 20th at 5:30pm

APA Workshop

Hope to see you all there!

July Library Workshops – Orlando Campus

Join Theresa in the Computer Lab for the July Library Workshops

APA Style & SmarThinking

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of APA style in order to write your paper within the correct format that is free of plagiarism.

Learn how SmarThinking can help tutor you online in a variety of different subjects.

Presentation Skills

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m.

Includes information on PowerPoint, creating outlines, and tips on giving

a dynamic presentation.

Research Skills

Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of how to properly do research so that you can write with authority.

Library Workshops – Boca Campus

Join Karen in the Library for these exciting workshops:

SmarThinking on July 8th at 1:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.

Introduction to APA on July 17th at 1p.m. or 5:30 p.m.

June Workshops for Sarasota Campus

June Workshops:

Join the librarian in the Success Lab on:

Tuesday, June 17th at 1pm:

APA and SmarThinking

Wednesday, June 18th at 5pm:

APA and SmarThinking

Hope to see you all there!

 

May Workshops for Sarasota Campus

Join Anisa in the Success Lab for:

APA and SmarThinking Workshops on:

Tuesday, May 13th starting at 1pm

Wednesday, May 14th starting at 5pm

Hope to see you all there.

Technology Tip: How to Make a Hanging Indent

Hello students!

If you’ve written a paper here at EU before, you know that you need to include a list of APA styled references. (If you haven’t, then now you know!) One of the requirements for the page is that it’s formatted with something called a hanging indent.

A hanging indent looks like this:

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So, how do you make a hanging indent? If you’re writing your paper in Microsoft Word, you can format this page in a few easy steps.

  1. Select the area that you want to have the hanging indent.
  2. In the toolbar area at the top of your screen, click the “Home” tab (if you aren’t already on it). hanging indent 2
  3. Find the “Paragraph” section. hanging indent 3
  4. In the bottom right corner, there is small “pop out” icon. Click it. hanging indent 4
  5. When the new window opens, in the “Special” drop down, select “Hanging”. hanging indent 5
  6. Click ok.
  7. Your section should now be formatted with a hanging indent!

Questions? Contact your librarians or attend one of the library’s APA style workshops!

The next APA style workshop on the Orlando campus will be on Tuesday, January 22nd at 5:00pm.