APA Podcast Series: Style and Formatting
APA Podcast Series: Style and Formatting

Many of us in the social sciences are required to use APA. However, APA style and formatting are important for more than just your references. Part one of this five-part series will guide you through the basics of APA style , including things like what margins and spacing to use.

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APA Series Part One: APA Style and APA Formatting
APA Series Part One: APA Style and APA Formatting

APA style is a widely accepted editorial style used for Social Science papers. APA rules and guidelines are published in the reference book The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. This article looks at what is involved with writing to the APA rules.

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APA Series Part Three: APA References
APA Series Part Three: APA References

Scribendi.com's editors tackle what many consider to be the most difficult part of APA formatting: references.

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APA Series Part Two: APA Paper Format
APA Series Part Two: APA Paper Format

In the first article of our APA series we talked about APA style and formatting basics. This article will now discuss how to write an APA-styled paper, tackling essay components like the title page, abstract, and body.

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Citation Software Reviews: Tired of Manually Organizing Citations?
Citation Software Reviews: Tired of Manually Organizing Citations?

If you are a student writing essays, citing your sources is a tedious but necessary task. If you are thinking about purchasing citation software so you no longer have to do citations manually, this podcast offers a review of the top three citation software options: CiteULike, Zotero, and Mendeley Desktop.

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Citation Software: Tired of Manually Organizing Your Citations?
Citation Software: Tired of Manually Organizing Your Citations?

We know that creating and organizing citations are a major part of academic writing, and we also know that they can sometimes be a hassle, to say the least. This article will not tell you how to use citation software; instead, it will provide a review of the three most popular free referencing tools available on the Internet to help you decide which one is right for you.

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Five Habits to Avoid in Your Academic Writing
Five Habits to Avoid in Your Academic Writing

After editing thousands of pieces of academic writing, our editors have compiled five of the most common mistakes that academics make and offer suggestions on how to avoid them.

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How Do I Know If I'm Plagiarizing?
How Do I Know If I'm Plagiarizing?

Although plagiarism sometimes consists of a simple copy-and-paste of someone else's words, it is often much subtler than that. Here are eight ways plagiarism can sneak into your writing (even when you don't intend for it to).

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How to Create a Bibliography Using Word
How to Create a Bibliography Using Word

Are you tired of wading through long lists of sources or shuffling through index cards to create your citations and bibliography in Word? Our editors explain how to create a bibliography using word.

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Lab Report Citation Style Podcast
Lab Report Citation Style Podcast

Are you in a science program that requires you to write lab reports or a scientific paper? If so, it is important for you to follow the correct citation style. This podcast details scientific citation styles.

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