Answered By: APUS Librarians
Last Updated: Jun 02, 2023     Views: 843

To learn more about table format and captioning, consult your style guide . Here's where to look, depending on which guide you are using:

  • APA: Chapter 5: Displaying Results
  • Bluebook: No information on table formatting included. Consult your instructor.
  • Chicago: Chapter 3: Illustrations and Tables [APUS login credentials required.]
  • MLA: MLA Style Central web site: Formatting a Research Paper
  • Turabian: Chapter 8: Presenting Evidence in Tables and Figures

Find more information in  the Graduate Writing section of Writing@APUS.  Under the "A Focused Look" heading, click on "Presenting Data".


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