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.
Now that you know how to write a CV and format a CV, examining an example is the next step in preparing to create or update your own CV.
When you are requested to cite another author's work when writing a paper, formatting styles can vary. This podcast will detail how to apply Chicago style properly for both the sciences and arts/humanities.
Microsoft has made some changes to its Office suite of programs. This podcast, written from a clear, concise, non-IT perspective, will update you about what has been removed, added, or changed.
Maybe you find yourself on this page because your instructor asked you to write an expository essay, and you aren’t exactly sure what’s expected of you—if so, you’ve certainly found the right place. Expository writing, or exposition, is a type of discourse used to describe, explain, define, inform, or clarify. It literally means “to expose.”
Who knew formatting quotation marks was so complicated? In order to help you navigate their subtle nuances and unpredictability, Scribendi.com has compiled a list of rules to help you properly format quotation marks.
This article discusses the proper uses of square brackets, curly brackets and angle brackets. Brackets are actually more complex than most people realize!
Now that we’ve gone over the finer points of an introduction, let’s take a look at a sample introduction to see how it all comes together. The beginning of an essay sets the tone for the reader and is also used to get the reader interested in your work. Having a well-written introduction is critical when writing an essay.
An introduction does exactly what its name implies: it introduces the subject of the paper to readers. But most importantly, it provides readers with a map to the overall paper. A good introduction captures readers’ attention, tells them what the paper is about, and provides an outline of what is to come.
Our first article on MLA citations gave you an understanding of the functions of citations and an outline of how to properly use MLA citations. This article will provide you with several examples of how to write MLA citations for information from various sources.