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On the syntax and formatting of citations and reference lists according to a particular style guide (e.g., Chicago, MLA, IEEE, APA) or in general.

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Citation style that writes X-Y if citations are inserted in row

I typically use reference managers to handle my citations automatically and insert them in text in the IEEE style: This is a statement backed by research [1], [2], [3]. However, in the case where ...
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When do you include the nth in front of the conference when citing?

This question is easiest to ask by showing an example. There are conferences that are cited like 5th International Conference on ABC and some like Interational Conference on XYZ. Why are some ...
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Quotation marks in Chicago Style but with British spelling

I'm writing a document following the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition) guidelines but using British English spelling. British English typically uses single quotation marks, but I'm unsure whether ...
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Proper Format for In-text Topic (Analysis) Tags for Interview Quotes

I am editing a dissertation in the social sciences using the author-date format of Chicago/Turabian. The author was asked by his mentor after his defense to add topic tags to the quotes that came from ...
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How would one cite images from Logos Bible Software?

I have done a word study using Logos Bible Software. I have images of how much the word 'agape' in Greek is used in the LXX and NT. How would I cite these images in Chicago Manual of Style?
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What does Chicago Manual of Style say about publisher names?

Sometimes books published by Eerdmans are misnamed in citations as “Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company” or “William B. Eerdmans”, or just “Eerdmans”. What is the correct citation style according to ...
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How to paraphrase and cite correctly a large thesis section with only one or two textbook sources?

Context I have developed a program, which relies on a pretty common and well studied statistical method. It seems sensible to provide an extensive summary on the mathematical basis of this algorithm (...
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Which date (received, accepted, published) is relevant when citing a paper?

I want to cite this article in my thesis. Which date should I to use in my bibliography? At the beginning of the article, there are three dates Received 28 April 2021 Accepted: 5 November 2021 ...
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How can you write a citation for a screenshot from a YouTube video in APA style?

I need to use a still from a YouTube video in my presentation and I'll have to cite it in APA style. How can this be done? I've done something like: Channel Name. (Year). Title of video [Video]. ...
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Complicated citation of sources

I am writing an essay and have to use the Chicago 17th edition notes and bibliography style. One of my sources is a book. Within the book is a collection of 30 historical documents. Some of these ...
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How to cite sources from the same author with conflicting last names?

I'm using the APA citation style. The author in question is Spanish. In one paper, he uses the format "John Forbes". In the other, he uses "John Forbes Nash". It feels weird to ...
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Referencing style for Publications in German CV (Lebenslauf)

What is the Referencing Style ("Referenzierungsstil") for Publications ("Publikationen") in German CV ("Lebenslauf")? Should I use APA or IEEE referencing style for the ...
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Citing the preface of a book written by a different author in ASA

As the title says, I'm trying to cite the preface of a book. The book is a new edition, and the preface was written by a different author. How do I cite that in ASA style? The closest I can think of ...
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How often do you have to cite a source when stating that you follow someone's work at the beginning of the section?

I am writing my thesis at this point and I have some sections, which started as follows: Throughout this section we follow \cite[Section 3.2.1]{...} for solving ... I am wondering whether I have to ...
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How to in-text cite a paragraph in APA format

I have the following paragraph: This incident was part of a proxy war between the United States and the Soviet Union, known as the Cold War. These two nations had different ideologies. The United ...
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How can I identify the citation/reference style used when I have the citation/reference itself?

How can I identify the citation/reference style used when I have the citation/reference itself? Is there a tool that can help with identifying/matching the style to my plain-text input? For example, ...
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Is this citation for reference correct? (APA 7th edition)

Is the citation in APA 7th edition format correct for this technical report? Citation: Servan-Schreiber, D., Cleeremans, A., & McClelland, J. L. (1988). Encoding sequential structure in simple ...
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Software Citation APA 7 - RStudio and Qualtrics

As part of my social psychology academic research paper, I have difficulty finding information about Software citations. I used the 'R Studio' IDE to do the statistical analysis, and used 'Qualtrics' ...
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If I copy from any source do I also have to use inverted commas along with the source?

I am writing a report in which I have to define some terminology. If I copy from any source and paste it and mention the source will it be enough or do I also have to mark inverted commas along with ...
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Citation style for an edited transcript of a lecture published in a journal

If an edited transcript of a lecture which was given is published in a journal, should the citation style for the transcript be the same as for a paper published as part of conference proceedings? (...
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How do you cite an image taken from Amazon.com?

I need to cite an image from amazon.com, but there isn't really an author/date.
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When to capitalize the beginning of a quotation?

So I know (now) that if you quote a complete sentence and this sentence is syntactically set off from the rest of your sentence with a comma etc, one has to (according to the Turabian) capitalize the ...
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What's the generally accepted way to cite a generated report?

I am working on a paper that includes numerous graphs that were generated by an analytics system. These graphs are uniquely generated based on specific criteria I provided, but I did not collect the ...
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Quoting/Citing Footnotes in APA

When directly quoting from a footnote, I have sometimes seen authors indicate this by including something along the lines of "n", "fn.", "footnote 2", etc. in their ...
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What is the APA7 style for a translated quotation?

My field is in the humanities, and I need to quote a long passage (around 40 words) written in French inside of a paper I write in English. Naturally, I would like to quote a (personally) translated-...
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What referencing style is this?

My school has provided me with a referencing system but has not stated where it is from. I would prefer to use an online tool such as MyBib however, I don't know what my school's referencing system is....
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What's the name of this citation style?

I am working on a research paper, and the journal I am submitting to requires a specific citation style for references. However, I am having trouble finding the correct format for one of my references ...
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How do you document in ASA style a journal that the first page is the cover page?

I am citing the article Solving the Mystery of Military Mental Health: A Call to Action from this link. https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/view/solving-mystery-military-mental-health-call-action My ...
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How to cite one volume of a book which has been published in different volumes (APA 7)?

How to cite one volume of book which has been published in different volumes, following the APA 7 guidelines? Imagine the 3 volumes of the book Quantum Theory of Fields by Steven Weinberg were ...
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Citing a lecture

I recently attended a talk and the talk was recorded and posted to YouTube, and the slides are available on the author's webpage. I would like to cite this talk in some work I am doing, and there are ...
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Abbreviating nicknames in quotes in a bibliography

Suppose that we have a citation style in which given names of authors are abbreviated in the bibliography, that is, either Smith, A. B.: An interesting observation. or A. B. Smith: An interesting ...
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Concise way to add a citation showing closely-related effects that result from one of a list of cited examples for a trend?

I have a parenthetical serial list of citations that demonstrate support for a claim I make prior to the parenthetical list. X has been shown to impact Y (e.g., Mo 1900, Larry 1920, Curly 1950). I ...
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How to cite the author of an image if you're using numbers for citation?

Like instead of saying: "image taken from [1]" Is there a better way? I'm using Zotero linked to Overleaf. Just in case this information is somehow relevant.
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Citing 2 nearly identical article names from the newspaper, APA 7th edition

I seem to be at an edge case. I have two websites to cite, NYT Report Card NCF and NYT Report Card YU They are both effectively from the same "article", drawing on data from This project ...
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How should you cite yourself when there are more than 15 authors?

I am not one of the primary authors of the article, and there are more than 15 authors for the paper I am referring to. How should I include the paper in my CV? Should all authors be cited? How can I ...
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Convert reference to a specific style online

Is there any online tool to convert references to a specific style (of a journal)? Preferably, it is better that no Latex knowledge is needed!
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Placing in-text citations close to quote or avoid in-text citation redudancy?

I am converting a paper from numeric citations to the Springer template (with in-text citations) and am not sure how to cite when a quote is at the end of a sentence: A: Roy et al (2019) did ...
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How to cite GDPR and AI Act?

How to properly cite these two sources? In the AI/ML literature I am finding many non-homogenous citations of these two documents, with some of them wanting to specify a chapter and others the whole ...
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How do I reference APA style of screenshot of my data on an app? [closed]

How do I reference APA style of screenshot of my data on an app? Ex: data location points on Avenza mapping.
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Why are there dollar amounts listed near the copyright information for journal articles?

Specifically I am looking at this paper, but I've seen these in other papers too. At the bottom of the first page, it has some metadata and copyright information: © 2019 Copyright held by the owner/...
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Is there a way to cite two articles which share some authors in a single sentence?

I want to cite a pair of articles using in-text citations and they share some of the authors between them. Does there exist any acceptable way to do this by joining them in a single sentence? A MWE ...
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If watch a video about a book do I need to cite the book as well?

I watched a video recently about a book (Thomas Kuhn's "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions"), and I am going to use that video as a source in a paper I am writing. Do I need to cite ...
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Separating citation and text inside parentheses

In the following examples, should the citation be separated by ; or ,? Simplistically, the goal of the investor is to maximise return (subject to risk constraints; XYZ, 2011). or Simplistically, ...
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What is the correct way of citing with et al. using IEEE citation style

I have seen many authors cite in scientific research papers as follows: First_author's_last_name et al.[10] Another_first_author's_last_name et al. [15] I have also seen some papers refer to popular ...
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Question about APA 7-- Avoiding ambiguity in groups of similar authors

In an article I have under review, one reviewer took issue with my use of the citation "(Smith et al., 2005; Smith et al., 2006)." They suggested that it be changed to "(Smith et al., ...
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How to cite a paper with authors in non-alphabetical order?

I am writing a pure-math paper. I want to cite a paper where the authors are not listed in alphabetical order, e.g.: John Smith and Anna Perez I know that the latter is the supervisor of the former. ...
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How do I cite a translation of a classical author (greek philosopher) in my thesis

I want to cite a quote by Seneca at the start of my economics thesis: It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult. Here is an ...
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Why is it that sometimes in bibliography, DOI information is added?

When I'm casually browsing through bibliography section of preprints, sometimes I find that an author will also include the DOI information in the citation. For example, I just picked a random Arxiv ...
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Is my citation error considered as plagiarism?

Briefly speaking, I recently found out that my graduate research paper has some citation errors. Which is really poor citations. I cited a wrong author name (author A) for a sentence which actually ...
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What style of reference is the below?

I was asked by an editor to write a reference like this. What kinda reference style is this?
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