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Formatting a Bibliography as per APA July 2nd, 2014

Under the APA Writing Style, the bibliography section is titled as the “List of References” or “References”. This alphabetized list of sources used to draft the document is a necessary component of an academic piece of writing. It might not seem, but the compilation, writing and formatting of a bibliography section using APA is easy.

Correct usage of the APA style July 1st, 2014

There are many formatting styles prevalent in the academic world. Some of the popular ones are the MLA style and the APA style. These are the two styles that are used in many disciplines. Most university boards around the world recognise these two styles and insist on their students using them for their projects. The […]

Use of DOI or URL for Citation June 20th, 2014

The 6th edition of APA Publication Manual has laid guidelines for the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for citing print and electronic sources. DOI usage is gaining huge popularity among the research candidates. A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric ID generated by the registration agency (the International DOI […]

How to ensure you have followed all the guidelines as per APA standards? May 27th, 2014

Each university has certain guidelines mentioned for students who submit their dissertation. This helps the reader look at uniform work that is easy to read and comprehend. However, the APA style of formatting and citation can be quite tough to grasp for a student who has never heard of these guidelines before.

Format a Table of Content as per APA May 14th, 2014

The Table of Content is the introductory page that displayed all the headings, subheadings to the readers and the supervisors. A correct and consistent format is important throughout your dissertation to earn higher grades. While writing a dissertation as per APA, you can format a Table of Content by adopting the following steps:

APA Sample Paper May 10th, 2014

The attached sample paper written and formatted as per the APA style will guide you about all the sections of a research paper. It will also serve as a reference for the citation of different sources from which information is fetched in your paper.

Using Tables in an APA Formatted Dissertation May 1st, 2014

Tables are often added in a dissertation to represent numerical data and analysis. Not just the content, but the tables and graphs also demand a consistent format for titles, captions, numbering throughout the document. Below we list out some table manners, viz-a-viz, the tips to display content through a table:

How to Use Four Heading Levels in APA Style for a Paper April 28th, 2014

All papers should have a heading hierarchy; headings go from the title of your paper to the main topic at Level 1 down through the subtopics at Level 2, Level 3, Level 4, and Level 5.

APA 6 Manuscript Preparation Guidelines April 22nd, 2014

This continuing education offering will guide you through the creation of a manuscript in accordance with the new APA 6 guidelines. When you see a highlighted or colored word, click on it with your mouse to see additional information. You will encounter interactive activities and knowledge reviews as you progress through the course. Each activity has points […]

Variations between APA and Harvard Referencing Style April 2nd, 2014

The Harvard Referencing style is similar to the APA Referencing style regarding the usage of Name-Date system. However, there exist a few differences among the two systems basing on the type of sources cited as references or the way of presentation of the referred sources.

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