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What's the proper way to (APA) reference a settlement agreement?

I want to reference an exhibit from the following document (it's been split into separate parts): Exhibits: https://targetbreachsettlement.com/Portals/0/Documents/Settlement%20Agreement%20Exhibits....
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Speech Versus Quotation Marks for Interview/Video Data (Chicago Style, British English)

I'm using British English and Chicago style guide. I'm quoting a mixture of interview data, and data from videos available on the net, as well as academic literature. I know obviously the academic ...
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References must be cited vs. need not be cited

In reviewing publishing guidelines prior to submission to a journal, it is listed that "References need not be cited in text." This is also listed in the style guide for the associated professional ...
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Citation: refer to author or paper? [duplicate]

What is the British English way of referring to a source in-text. Is it plural because there are two authors, like this: X and Y (2011) describe ... Or is it singular because you are ...
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Attributing Second-order Citations

Imagine that a paper by [Author A] has pulled together some literature on the misuse of a technology in context X. I now want to talk about misuse of the same technology but in context Y. When ...
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Using reference as a subject in writing [duplicate]

Is it acceptable to use references as a subject in a sentence (in the context of academic writing, preferably in computer science)? For example: An extensive research has been done on eye capture ...
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Stylistically is it acceptable to include equations and formulae in a literature review?

I am writing a literature review as part of a master's thesis in mechanical engineering. I am discussing the approach of one author and I was wondering whether or not it is acceptable to include ...
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Where should citations be placed relative to punctuation (e.g., full stops and commas)?

This question pops up every time I write an article (in the computer science domain), and I am unable to find a British English style-guide providing a proper answer. Where should citations be ...
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Does citation refer to paper or authors?

I imagine this question is asked before, but I could not find the answer. This is the example sentence that got me wondering: Gneiting and Ranjan (2013) generalize/generalizes these findings and ...
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Citing a passage which includes added words by the translator?

I have the translation of a work in front of me and want to quote it. The translation reads: "This is the right decision, and yet it is the wrong [one]" The translator added the 'one' in brackets ...
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Should titles in the references be in title case?

I wonder whether titles in the reference section be in title case, given that the publication venue's style files and publication instructions do not specify. For example, which of the following ...
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Can cited works hold grammatical positions in sentences?

Though I read this style quite often, I was recently told unambiguously by a reviewer that I was NOT supposed to use citations "as if they are objects in a sentence." The following sentence is an ...
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How should I include a list of links in my thesis?

In my thesis, I would like to refer to a set of links. These are tools/calculators/etc. related to my subject, included to show that there is an interest in society at large in this topic. I'm ...
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Plural or singular for a multi-authored paper

Suppose Jackson and Kim wrote a paper in 2014. When I cite this paper, should it be Jackson and Kim (2014) show that ... or Jackson and Kim (2014) shows that ...
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Where to locate authors’ names in sentences?

Is it or is it not good practice to make an author the subject of sentences in a paper? When should their name be central, discreet, or absent in the sentence? Here are five variations showing ...