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The question is not whether or not you may use expletives in academic writing, but whether or not that quote is essential for your argument. Academic writing must not be filled with what that older fellow in your life would have called "shit". Academic writing must be clear, concise and to the point. Don't meander. But this also means that if you need to ...


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Generally the rule of thumb with web pages is to treat the title of the page or the domain as the title of the inline citation, so if the page title is 'Google Public Data', go with that. In practice I think that 'Google' is a little too general, because of the number of products Google provide. You would also need to provide the url in your full citation. ...


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Why would citing "a well-known historical source" be any different from citing a not-particularly-well-known historical source? For the speech: you found the speech somewhere, right? Book, website, magazine? Cite that source. For the U.S. Constitution, a quick Google of "rules for citing US constitution in bibliography" turns up this link from the APA ...


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I am almost entirely certain that no such thing exists as an actual credential from the APA directly. However, I would imagine that some programs, maybe at the community college level or other certifying bodies, may offer a certificate as an APA-style editor (or any other style). I have a four-year degree in writing and rhetoric, and the track I was in was ...


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Note that these are discussions about style, not something like grammar; as such, there is no "correct" or "incorrect" way among the different choices. The best thing is to pick one style and stick to it. And, APA and MLA are just two out of dozens of commonly used styles of citation. When considering which style to follow, you should also consider the ...


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The APA Manual says: If there is no author, you put the title in place of the author name. (Use "Anonymous" only, if the author is given as "Anonymous" in the publication! Use the nickname, if a pseudonymous nickname is given.) Alphabetize by the first significant word in the title (not by "The ..." or "A ..."). If there is no publication date, write n.d. ...


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I'm not a law librarian, so take my answer with a heap of salt. Looking at appendix 7.1 of the APA style manual it appears that you could go with example 3. Sample reference to an unreported decision: Gilliard v. Oswald, No. 76-2109 (2d Cir. Mar. 16, 1977). Explanation: The docket number and the court are provided. The opinion was announced on March ...


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While I realize that this question is very old, I am providing an answer should others require this information. For in-text citations, it is sufficient to construct the sentence as follows: According to the terms of service for Google search, images, books, etc ...(n.d.) Typically, in APA style, when a source does not list an author or a date of ...


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In APA style, in-text citations are placed within sentences and paragraphs so that it is clear what information is being quoted or paraphrased and whose information is being cited. Examples: Works by a single author The last name of the author and the year of publication are inserted in the text at the appropriate point. from theory on bounded ...


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The APA Style Blog recommends that you spell out the organization's name in your first use in the text of the article, then abbreviate in subsequent uses, including in-text citations. If you include the citation many times in your paper, you might want to abbreviate the group author name. If so, this introduction should be included with the first use in ...


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Yes, you should capitalize the name as you should other proper nouns. See this article and the links within: http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2012/02/how-to-capitalize-author-names-in-apa-style.html You can preserve the capitals for the proper nouns by using braces: title={An encounter with {D}avid {H}ume} I believe with JabRef you can go to preferences ...


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My first thought was "Why not start with the Web site you mentioned and take the Basics Tutorial?" You mention that you learn best with "applied project-based learning," but you cannot work on projects without first having a least a little knowledge of the topic -- it's a "chicken and egg" thing. I would look at the tutorial, because they provide examples ...


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There seems to be a widespread ignorance about the intended scope of application of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Assossiation, so I want to clarify that the APA Manual is a guide on how to write, structure and format an academic manuscript for submission to a publisher. It is NOT a guide on how to style publications. Printed journal ...


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That depends on the context in which you're writing the essay. If it's an essay that will appear in a magazine for left-wing college students, it might be perfectly appropriate. If it's an essay intended for publication in a prestigious academic journal, probably not. To be given as a speech by the pope? I think we could say pretty surely no. Whenever ...


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Cite this work as: Axmark, D., & Widenius, M. (2015). MySQL 5.7 reference manual. Redwood Shores, CA: Oracle. Available online at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/index.html Since there are no page numbers, give web page headings in text: Bla bla bla (Axmark & Widenius, 2015, 9.4 User-Defined Variables). Bla bla bla.


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Like you mentioned, introducing the source in the first line is usually what is done in case of citing the same source multiple times in the same paragraph. You could state the first line as something similar to The product documentation (inline citation) states that blah blah blah Now you can continue writing the rest of the lines in your paragraph. ...


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In literature theory or theology, the "original" works and religious texts (can) go in one list, and the scholarly articles in another. That is because your subject of study are texts. So for example, in the first list you have the works of Hemingway, and in the second list you have the scholarship that studies the works of Hemingway. In the natural ...


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USA New York: Oxford University Press Reissue edition. Original edition 1998. Why delete that? No one cares if that book is an unchanged reissue. You only tell the reader if the book you quote from is a different editon (e.g. 2nd ed.), because that means that there have been changes to the text, and therefore it is important to identify the correct ...


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When citing the same source multiple times in a paragraph (and from there an extension being to the entire paper, as is the case in your question), you can do the following (borrowed from here): Introduce the source early in the paragraph, with the author as part of the sentence rather than in brackets: Example: Lazar (2006) describes several ...


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APA offers the following guidelines for citing a computer program/software/programming language (under the "Other electronic media" section): Reference list entries are not necessary for standard off-the-shelf software and programming languages. Provide entries for specialized software or programs with limited distribution. In text, give the name ...


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I am not sure, but I think you would treat this as any other translated work. According to this site MLA format would be this: Cite as you would any other book. Add "Trans."—the abbreviation for translated by—and follow with the name(s) of the translator(s). Foucault, Michel. Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason. ...



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