Maryam Alnaggar

  1. Abstract Template (APA)

    Learn how to format the abstract of your paper in APA style. For additional information about formatting the abstract in APA, see also:  Formatting the Abstract Page (APA)   For additional information about formatting the abstract in APA, see also:  Formatting the Abstract Page (APA) Learn how to format the References page of your paper in APA style.

    Published on Jun 11th 2012

  2. Emphasizing Words in a Direct Quotation (APA)

    How should words emphasized by the writer be indicated in a direct quotation? Use italics to add emphasis to a specific word or words in a direct quotation that were not originally emphasized by the author. Additionally, type the phrase emphasis added and enclose it in brackets directly after the emphasized words to indicate to the reader that the emphasis is not...

    Published on Jun 21st 2012

  3. Formatting In-text Citations (APA)

    How should a parenthetical in-text citation be formatted?  An essential component of a research paper, in-text citations are a way of acknowledging the ideas of the author(s) of a particular work. Each source that appears as an in-text citation should have a corresponding detailed entry in the References list at the end of the paper. Including the required elements in...

    Published on Jun 11th 2012

  4. Formatting the References Page (APA)

    Placement The References page is located at the end of the main body of the paper and begins at the top of a new page. Appendices, footnotes, and additional materials should follow after the References page. General Format Like the rest of the paper, the References page should be double-spaced and typed in Times New Roman, 12 pt. The running...

    Published on Jun 11th 2012

  5. Order of Major Sections (APA)

    Why is it important to arrange the major sections of an APA-style paper in the correct order? Writing a paper in APA style involves adhering to specific conventions laid out by APA. Readers are inclined to approach a paper with certain expectations about its format and appearance. Careful adherence to these conventions is likely to make a good initial impression on...

    Published on Jun 07th 2012

  6. Short Quotations (APA)

    When should a short quotation be used? Whether they are used to provide evidence, support for an argument, or to illustrate an idea using another writer’s words, short quotations are valuable tools that can enhance any essay. Because short quotations contain fewer than 40 words, they should be integrated into the surrounding paragraph using introductory phrases that provide some context...

    Published on Jun 21st 2012

  7. Title Page Template (APA)

    Learn how to format the title page of your paper in APA style.  (Open article to see full document) Learn how to format the title page of your paper in APA style. See also: Formatting the Title Page (APA) Order of Major Sections (APA)

    Published on Jun 07th 2012

  8. Using Brackets in a Direct Quotation (APA)

    How should brackets be used to add words to a direct quotation? When additional words written by an individual other than the original author are inserted into a quotation, the added words must be surrounded by brackets. The inserted material should present an accurate representation of the author’s message in the original text. Let’s look at an example: Using an...

    Published on Jun 21st 2012