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APA Series Part Five: APA Reference Page
APA Series Part Five: APA Reference Page

Part five of our APA series provides an example of an APA reference page done to the latest standards of the The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).

APA Series Part Four: APA Title Page
APA Series Part Four: APA Title Page

Are you unfamiliar with how to write an APA title page? Our editors explain how to properly format an APA title page.

What Are Conjunctions?
What Are Conjunctions?

Conjunctions are an integral part of the English language. If used properly, they can improve almost any type of writing. Conjunctions help create better sentences. However, using them incorrectly, or not using them at all, can create choppy and incoherent writing. This article will explain what conjunctions are and how to properly use them in your writing.

Using Dashes: En Dash, Em Dash, 2 Em Dash, or 3 Em Dash?
Using Dashes: En Dash, Em Dash, 2 Em Dash, or 3 Em Dash?

If you’re confused about the various types of dashes and when to use them, you’re not alone. Figuring out whether to use an en dash, em dash, 2 em dashes, or even, gasp!, 3 em dashes can be confusing. Let’s take a look at the different types of dashes and when to use these little punctuation marks.

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.

MLA Citations: A How-To Guide
MLA Citations: A How-To Guide

Are you confused by MLA citations? This article discusses everything you should know about MLA and offers helpful examples.

How to Write a Persuasive Essay
How to Write a Persuasive Essay

Have you been assigned to write a persuasive essay and don't know where to begin? Our editors explain what a persuasive essay is and how to write one.

An Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style
An Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style

Your professor has assigned you a paper and requested it be done using the Chicago Manual of Style. All well and good, you think; except, what is the Chicago Manual of Style? Our editors help make sense of this style guide.

How to Use Exclamation Marks
How to Use Exclamation Marks

The exclamation mark is arguably one of the most controversial pieces of English punctuation. Some writers love them; others hate them. The editors at Scribendi.com offer advice on when to use exclamation marks and when to avoid using them.

Scribendi Reviews: Citation Software
Scribendi Reviews: Citation Software

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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