SBL provides specific formatting instructions for papers, footnotes, and bibliographies. This page provides further information on SBL's formatting instructions with specialized information for Lincoln Christian University students.
Margins and Font:
Spacing and Indentation:
In most papers, number each page of the document except for the title page, table of contents, and other front matter using Arabic numerals according to the following specifications.
Number the front matter using Roman numerals.
Short Papers or Class Assignments:
A paper of 5 pages or less is considered a short paper and does not need a separate title page.
Long or Major Papers:
A paper over 5 pages is considered a long or major paper. A long paper must have a separate title page.