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First, two general principles: Consistency with other publications is useful. Consistency within a publication is also useful. So write a style guide that documents your house style. Your house style does not necessarily have to match the stylization of a wordmark. An acronym is an abbreviation pronounced as a word. Many publications write acronyms with ...


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You need to differentiate between the orthographically correct representation and the typographic treatment of text. For example, a photographer by the name of Robert Smith might decide to write his name in lowercase letters, as "robert smith", both in his signature and in the wordmark representing him in letterheads, on his website and in watermarks in his ...


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If this is not an academic publication and you are not bound by the more severe citation styles like APA or MLA, a common way to reduce distraction in popular non-fiction is to have no in-text references at all and append endnotes to the end of the text that are ordered "chronologically" and give page numbers and text snippets to identify what they relate ...


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Retype (or use OCR) if the meaning of text is the important thing. You have your formatting rules, your publication may need to be formatted, maybe made readable for mobile devices or devices for handicapped people. If the manuscript is in graphical form, e.g. illustration with descriptions of its parts or some very special formatting, e.g. alchemical ...


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In MLA citation, the author is put before the website. Lastname, Firstname. "Title." Website Title (Italics). Publisher, Date Month Year of publication. Web. Date month year of access. If there is no author, just omit the author and begin the citation with "Title.


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I'll answer this question from an uncommon perspective. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) recommends that you do not use the ™ or ® symbols but requires that you capitalize trade and brand names (2009, p. 102-103). If a whole science can do without these symbols, so can you. If you are unsure, look how respectable ...


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This is widely accepted, a rather common "flavor". Yes, there are legal implications, unless you use public domain works or made-up citations. In case of citations from works still covered by copyright, such use is not covered by Fair Use clause (unless you're parodying the content of the citation in in the following chapter, or referring to it by some ...


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Consider how your reader will use the book. In an academic work (which this is not), readers: are likely to already be familiar with the cited works (they're also researchers in this field, after all) will rely on the works you cite to evaluate your work (they care about those citations) read lots of such articles and welcome a consistent style ...


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I upvoted Greg's answer, because that is what I would do, if for some reason I could not ask the relevant authorities. Your first step should be to get a copy of the thesis formatting guide or manual of your institution. Most universities have one. Your second step, if this guide does not answer your question, should be to ask the examination authority of ...


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I would not cite the quote differently than any other reference in your thesis. So which ever format your discipline uses (APA, MLA etc...) would be what you would use.


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The following is quoted from Harvard Guide to Using Sources When you are citing an edition of a book other than the first edition, you should indicate the edition. In both MLA and APA styles, you should identify the edition you are citing by year or number (if either is available), or by name (if the edition is listed as "revised" or "abridged"). ...


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I recommend keeping quotation marks outside of the link, unless they're part of the title of the work. So you'd have this: I was reading the story "Flowers for Algernon" when the doorbell rang. I was paging through the tale "—All You Zombies—" when my arm was bitten off. (The latter story's title includes quotation marks.) Whatever ...


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Unfortunately you don't explain what you need to identify the publisher for. If you want to quote a source in a text that you write, the first place to look for information about the publisher is the title page, the top of which lists the author and book title, and the bottom of which usually lists the publisher and place, sometimes the year, of ...


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It depends on what is in between quote x from Ferguson and y quote from Ferguson. If there is no quotes in between x and y then you can just refer the page number and if there is a quote in between you need to refer to the source again. Also, if there is no sentences between x and y you can just refer to the source after y. However, I personally tend to stay ...


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You (probably) don't. It is unlikely that a film made in the 1950s saw its first release on YouTube. You wouldn't cite an ebook as published on some torrent site, you wouldn't cite music as published on some file sharing site, and similarly you would not (usually) cite a film as being published on a video sharing site such as YouTube. You would give ...


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Both the MLA Handbook and the APA Manual state that in academic writing you must have read what you cite. Since you cannot have read a source of which you know only a short passage quoted in another text, you must get the original, read it, and cite that. The reason is that any citation might misrepresent the original or withhold relevant information or ...


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You cite the (or a) source that you used. If you read it in Book A and that book says it came from Book B, you cite Book A because that's your source. If you choose to follow the reference and see it in Book B yourself, then you could cite either A or B (you used both). In that kind of situation, it's generally best to cite the source that's closest to ...


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From what I remember, the standard way to separate two citations like this would be to include the year in the citation. EG: "This is quote one" ("Alternative Energy" 2007), and "this is quote two" ("Alternative Energy" 2015). I cannot cite a source for this, though, as I have not used MLA in years and do not have a copy of the handbook available.


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As Oxinabox says, if you are writing for a journal, they will almost always, if not literally always, have standards for footnotes and endnotes. Usually they'll say to follow MLA or APA or whatever style guide. Some may have their own rules. If you are writing a scholarly book, the publisher may have a specific style guide. If not, or if you are ...


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Most Modern Christian works use footnotes except for scripture which is always cited inline. Early works which predate modern citation styles use the author's name or the common identifier for a work when an author was known for more than one work, as many works had no titles, page numbers or publishers in a narrative citation style (the citation, what there ...


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According to this Pitts Theology Library Research Guide, The two styles most commonly used in theology are SBL and Chicago style. It is important to note that SBL style suggests that users check the Chicago Manual if a question is not specifically answered in the SBL Handbook. SBL Handbook of Style: For Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Early ...


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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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If your source of information was the YouTube video, then you cite the YouTube video. If you're using some specific style guide -- MLA or APA or whatever -- follow their format for citing a web site. If not, make up something consistent with what you're using for paper sources.


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I hate to just answer with links, but this resource is invaluable: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/


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This is done all the time. You just write your paragraph, put a superscripted number or whatever reference method you're using at the end, and give the usual information about the source you drew this information from in a footnote or endnote. A citation does not have to be, and very often is not, an exact quote. If you give an exact quote, put it in ...


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When a subsequent quotation is from the same work as the previous one, a page number is enough: In Bob Foo's novel Living the Internet Life, the protagonist is posting comments on websites. His first comment is met with enthusiastic upvoting (34). The protagonist is happy and decides to post more comments (38).


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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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According to the MLA guidelines, it is advisable to refer to primary sources. However, there are situations when one is not able to access direct sources and have to refer to indirect sources. Sometimes you may have to use an indirect source. An indirect source is a source cited in another source. For such indirect quotations, use "qtd. in" to indicate ...


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You would need to cite the fact that it's a new edition, purely because the page numbers might be different to the old edition. So that your reader can find the exact citation using your reference, you should always be as specific about which edition you're using as you can be. From the OWL at Purdue (my go-to site for MLA): A Subsequent Edition ...



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