Category: Research and Documentation

MLA In-Text Citation PLACEMENT

Many students cite their work accurately, but don’t properly place the citations. This is like answering a question correctly, but by shouting it at the top of your lungs while jumping up and down. It discredits you. This article will give you a quick overview of how to do it right.

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Elegantly Include QUOTATIONS In Your Writing

Including quotes in your writing is one of the leading indicators of an accomplished academic writer. There are rules, and they are easy to learn. Once you’ve got them down and you can sprinkle quotes throughout your writing to support your points you’ll be on your way to creating slam-dunk arguments with the ability to persuade any audience.

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Using Boolean Logic

Using Boolean Logic will help you quickly refine your searches. This quick, visual overview will help you understand how to put “AND,” OR,” and “NOT” to good use.

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The word “bibliography” literally means: a writing of books. In academic writing it is a list of works that were referenced or quoted in the text and it usually appears at the end of the text. Depending on what topic you are...

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Evaluate Source Quality

You can’t just use random webpages and data you find. Getting good at parsing source credibility will help you in school and beyond.

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