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Do academic disciplines demand different styles of writing? April 27th, 2018

As the subjects researched are varied and even, the methods used to conduct research are different in all subjects, there is a need to write academic papers as per the subject studied. Hence, to ease the work of researchers while they present their papers, use of various formatting and writing styles is used. APA, MLA, […]

Why Instructors insist students to write their assignments in APA format March 27th, 2018

If you have just been assigned to write your assignment in APA style, you may be frustrated over learning the nitpicky rules and details of writing in a codified format like APA. Many students find writing following a particular format difficult. During their academic years, students will be required to write different assignments, essays, thesis […]

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A Little About MLA and APA Formatting Styles January 7th, 2014

There are two major citing styles, namely MLA and APA. Both these styles have been introduced so that there is standardization of the research material. Both the styles have different set of rules and guidelines that the students undergoing research are required to follow.

APA Style Basics January 7th, 2014

APA style was developed by a group of scientists in order to have a standard writing style when students are writing research papers, term papers for college, while doing literature review, while citing in their reports. The APA style has rules regarding the line spacing, page heading margins, page margins and the header and footer. […]

Top 5 tips to learn about APA style December 20th, 2013

Students and individuals who are not experienced in using the specifics mentioned by the APA, will find the style manual overwhelming at first. Such individuals should try learning the basics of APA from the very beginning; there‚Äôs no other alternative. This is really important as structuring your thesis or report according to the APA is […]

Guidelines for writing law thesis as per APA December 20th, 2013

Students interested in attaining high grades and success in the legal field should concentrate on crafting a good law thesis, as this is the stepping stone for achieving victory and triumph. Therefore students who aim for establishing themselves in the legal field should first try to chalk out a perfect thesis report. For this they […]

How does APA 6ed ensure a well structured report December 20th, 2013

Basically the APA 6th edition, the updated edition of the APA style manual, is used for organizing the structure and the form of your thesis or academic report. Sounds good; but, how is this possible?

The features of APA 6ed December 20th, 2013

In July 2009 the American Psychological Association (APA) released the APA 6th edition to cater to the demands of the ever-increasing user base. Just like the previous style guides, the 6th volume defines the writing style that has to be used for formatting journal publications or theses or dissertation works.

APA format for a research paper December 20th, 2013

Today many institutes and colleges ask their students to submit research papers in APA format, because the APA style has been accepted all over the world as it makes complex information clear and readable. In short, the usage of APA guidelines promotes the overall consistency & clarity of the document, which aids better understanding and […]

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