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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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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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If this is a homework assignment, I think your best bet is to find out what your professor/teacher/boss wants and do that, regardless of what any APA style guide tells you. The best actual style guide answer I can give is "if you are in doubt about whether to cite a source, cite it" and "if you go more than a paragraph without citing ... make sure you have ...


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The correct but useless answer is: It depends. But one could say: If every paragraph has a new heading, that's almost surely too much. It just becomes distracting. If you have only two headings in a 600 page book, that's almost surely too little. It's of little help in breaking up the book or helping the reader find desired information. In general, I ...


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In the Bibliography: Turbo. (2012). Turbo quick take: Bridging the gender gap. New York: Turbo. Available online at http://www.whereveryoufoundit.com/path/to/document.pdf In text: (Turbo, 2012, p. 7) Google for the Purdue Online Writing Lab, or pick up a copy of the APA Manual at your local public library.


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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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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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