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In a bibliography I would always give the full original URL. When it goes offline, or a reader does not currently have internet access, people can at least still deduce the publishing context from the domain name or folder structure. Inline, the source is not quoted in full, according to APA. You use a short form, e.g. last name of author(s) and year of ...


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You don't say which style guide you want to use, so I'm giving an example for APA. When you quote dynamic web content, you give the URL to the online form and describe your query. For example, if you quote the results from a Google search, you simply describe your search terms (and don't even give an URL, because that is common knowledge): A Google ...


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In this case the author is not unknown. The author is the association. In this case, "American Diabetes Association". Even though there are no direct guidelines but this is the case with almost all citation styles. Also, if you export this citation, the name of the author reads as "American Diabetes Association". Zotero also reads the name as that. The same ...


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You haven't mentioned the style guide you're following; different guides have different rules. For Turabian / Chicago Style, the rules applicable are: A single-author entry precedes a multiauthor entry beginning with the same name. and Successive entries by two or more authors in which only the first author’s name is the same are ...


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Consider something like the following: ... has only been thoroughly evaluated by a small number of experts in the xx literature, the most significant of which are (author1992, author1994, ...). By casting it this way you're not implying that you're listing all of them but you're also not just picking some at random. You are saying to your reader: ...


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As per APA guidelines, to cite anonymous authors: Unknown Author: If the work does not have an author, cite the source by its title in the signal phrase or use the first word or two in the parentheses. Titles of books and reports are italicized or underlined; titles of articles, chapters, and web pages are in quotation marks. A similar study was ...


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Specifications fall under the same clause as standards (regardless of whether they are official standards or failed to acquire such a status). In your case, it's a standard retrieved from a database. Identifying elements such as patent/standard numbers should be included If no individual author is available, a corporate author can be used in the ...


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Absolutely cite any hard numbers you use. It's good practice and not nearly common enough, which means it should be encouraged. Given how quickly statistics become outdated, I would definitely cite at least the year of the study/article/whatnot. On Wikipedia some editors would include the date of publication and also date accessed, which is relevant to web ...


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The APA style recommends the following for citing anything from web sites (which would include any claim you're reporting from one): New child vaccine gets funding boost. (2001). Retrieved March 21, 2001, from http://news.ninemsn.com.au/health/story_13178.asp Cite in text the first few words of the reference list entry (usually the title) and the ...


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If the concern is your blog post, I would recommend you either: a) The hedgehog is 25% more spiky, if raised in temperature 5°C less than average (source) or b) According to the new study from DPKR, the hedgehog is 25% more spiky, if raised in temperature 5°C less than average BTW: Several people are nowadays afraid of SEO, so they do something like ...


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You must quote the source that you read, not the original publication, if they differ. Some style manuals require that you give the original publication date, e.g. in MLA: Bacon, Francis. "Of Simulation and Dissimulation". 1625. Essays. Ed. Michael J. Hawkins. London: J. M. Dent, 1973. pp-pp. Print. Replace "pp" with the appropriate page numbers. And ...


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The correct answer will depend on your style guide. Usually (e.g. in APA) you don't tranlsate author names, publishers, etc. You give everything as it was in the original publication, with no changes. The only part you do translate (into the language of your paper) is the title of the work you cite, e.g. Ministerio de Agricultura. (2012). Plan ...


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I often read meta-analyses. What they do is: explain how they searched for relevant studies (i.e. which databases or bibliographies they used, sometimes even which keywords) give the number of studies they found list the studies in the reference list They never list any sources when they state how many sources they found. Instead they explain how they ...


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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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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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The key question is, "Okay to whom?" Giving proper footnotes is a question of ethics and academic standards, not law. You're not breaking any law if you don't give any footnotes at all. There are (at least) three reasons to give footnotes: 1. To avoid plagiarism by clearly indicating what is your own material and what you took from someone else. 2. To ...


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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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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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Your example confuses the issue just a bit. There is a difference between print documents that are available online, and online articles. In the former case you don't need to give a link at all, and when you do, you are doing it simply to make the document more accessible. In this case you can use any link shortener that you like. The url is irrelevant to ...



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