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THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

Chicago Style

Manuscript Format

 

Use 8 1/2 by 11-inch paper. Except for page numbers, leave a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, left, and right margins of your paper. Indent paragraphs 5 spaces. Double space throughout the paper. The title page should "include the name of the university or college (usually centered near the top of the sheet), the full title of the paper, the course,[. . .] the date, and the name of the writer." The title page should not be numbered.