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Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].

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How/where to cite corrigendum publication on CV?

Citations for my publications on my CV are listed in reverse chronological order, and I am wondering how/where to list the citation for a corrigendum. Should I list the corrigendum and original ...
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Should I cite non-peer reviewed work that helped in my research in a peer-reviewed publication?

Specifically, I want to cite a blog post in a peer reviewed paper. The post was extremely helpful towards how I formulated the problem. The blog was not breaking-edge research; more a re-write of ...
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Automate Zotero Extension on many websites [closed]

I am switching to Zotero and have a Google Sheets document of my citations which include the URL. I have the extension and I was wondering if there could be a way to use the command line or maybe a ...
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Reference citing guidelines [duplicate]

I recently became the Editor-in-Chief for Cardiac Electrophysiology for an online access publishing company. I wanted to jump in by writing a general article to get my feet wet in their system. My ...
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Bibliography in master thesis

I got for a review one Master thesis in the field of computer science. The student mostly uses internet blogs and some lecture slides found on Internet as a source of information. This is a bit of ...
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write a review paper and automatically citation

I want to write an academic review paper from some pdf articles and looking for a way or program that when I copy a paragraph or sentences from the pdf article, it automatically recognizes the ...
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How to cite a military tribunal?

I would like to cite The United States of America v. Otto Ohlendorf et al: Opinion and Judgment and Sentence’, Military Tribunal, No. 2, 9 April 1948 I am not sure the right way to do this. I ...
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How to name organizations, companies, etc. in APA?

when naming an organization in APA, such as Apple, does the company website also have to be added somewhere (in parantheses or as a footnote)? For example: (1) In 2022, the largest manufacturer of ...
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Consecutive sentence citation in Chicago date-author style

I am writing a paper in which I repeat a newspaper article citation. "The New York Times article discusses the introduction of the AFB mainframe computer (Stevens, 1984). During an interview with ...
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References needed when pointing to already outlined aspects?

how do you have to handle referencing/ citations in the following scenario: In the first paragraph of a section, a concept A is introduced with a citation. In the following paragraph, another concept ...
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When is it OK to list publications from a previous institution

I've published a few articles on some work I did at a previous research institute. I've recently moved to a new research institute and have continued much of the same work. The new institute wants to ...
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Is it okay to reuse the text of a sentence from a paper that summarises the findings of a primary reference?

If x paper says "y et al. [1] have found so and so in the water of India", why can't I use the exact same words as the "x paper" and just cite [1]? My understanding is this- since ...
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Author name-surname mistake in the Google Scholar citation

I have a problem with the appearance of my paper in Google Scholar. My name is correctly represented in the journal artical as "Nilhan Kaya," so the citation should be "Kaya, N". ...
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Can I cite two different sources before and after the comma in one sentence?

For example, if I want to write the sentence like this: Although researchers have proved [first thing](name1, XY), [second thing] is also confirmed effective (name2, XY). Both the first and second ...
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Enumerating multiple sources in one sentence in APA-style?

How are academic papers supposed to cite multiple sources in the same sentence when enumerating? Which of the following examples does it right? (in APA) Prevalent models within this context are model ...
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Citing programming packages [duplicate]

I wanted to ask how to cite python packages into a scientific article. I used a code package for my project and I can not find a scientific publication of the package I used. Exist a standard to cite ...
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Why do professors like to read complex research papers? [closed]

I noticed that people read complex research over the obvious when they see a simple and clear abstract they don't read it why is this ?
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Do I need to find publications for every mentioned source?

I am writing a book about an engineering subject but mostly introduction level, nothing very technical. There is a bibliography section at the end. In some places, to say who found a formula or a ...
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How to cite a SSRN paper in master thesis?

How should I cite a paper which I found on https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2580904? In my references, the citation appears like this: Hayes, A. (2015). A cost of production model ...
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Citing a source multiple times in one paragraph using in-text references in APA style?

What is the standardized approach to cite one source more than once within the same paragraph and without a second source? I am aware of constructions such as "Smith (2010) developed X (p. 10). ...
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Referencing in a paper

When referencing in a paper or a thesis, is there a convention to put a reference immediately after the word or separate them by a space? So for example do you have '... FTIR-spectroscopy[1]' or '... ...
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How to cite a 50 or more references with the same author and year using author-date format?

I need advice on how to cite sources with the same author or same year when there are too many of them. My citations are Chicago style and I am doing (author, date) format. However, I have about 50 ...
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Harvard referencing in-text

Is the following ‘wrong’ when using Harvard: Smith (1945) had an idea. He said “blah blah” (p.82) but then he said “blah blah blah” (p.96). I would have thought this was a stylistic thing rather than ...
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What is the reason behind the tradition of omitting the titles of references in bibliographies/citation lists? [duplicate]

Many standard ways of formatting references do not include the name or title of the work in question in the citation. A formal citation often consists of the author names, journal name, publication ...
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Must include every mentioned source in the bibliography?

I am writing a book about an engineering subject but nothing very technical, just introductory to middle level. I made a bibliography section at the end of the book. There are also several sources, ...
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Which authors do I use when citing technical documentation which is community-editable and has multiple contributors?

Let's take this sample page from Microsoft Docs. It lists multiple contributors (linked below the heading), some from the community with nicknames, as the pages can be edited by practically everyone ...
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What is 112328 in this publication? [duplicate]

I would like to cite this publication in my work. This has DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2020.112328, but I am not sure what attribute the number 112328 represents. Is it just an identifier, ...
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What is the appropriate way to handle related work on preprint servers? [duplicate]

I’m preparing a journal article on a novel method. There are several related methods publicly described on preprint servers such as arXiv or bioRxiv. Is it permitted to cite works that have not been ...
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How to cite a book with no editor but different authors for every chapter?

I want to cite from this book. It has explicitly marked different authors for the chapters, but there are no editors given on the front pages. Is this then regarded as a monography rather than a ...
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Is there a paper where the list of references is longer than the main text?

By "length" I mean the amount of space on the page in the PDF or printed journal. Obviously the length of the references section will depend on the style, so that will be a factor. I am ...
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Is it fair to not transliterate non-English sources in the bibliography?

I am a student of linguistics who works on Marathi. A lot of literature on this topic is available in Marathi language which uses the Devanagari script, but in the academic literature, I have seen ...
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Paper study of the field of nano catalyst [closed]

I have joined as a project assistant in the field of nano catalysts. How should I study the papers related to this work?
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Code/package developed by others - citation or co-authorship?

Say in one of my projects, I am using someone elses code in a published paper. The method is novel and therefore I also have some general discussion on how to apply the developed code in GitHub. Am I ...
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How to retrieve the total number of unique citations of a group of authors

I'm writing a joint research proposal for a finance institution. One of the ways to justify working with another group is showing metrics of how many papers they have published and how many citations ...
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APA: Citing a text which references other works

I would like to pick up a claim made in Example (2012), which in itself references other academic writings. That is, Example (2012) writes something along the line of: Inequality in France has ...
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Citation count from a book published by a mid-size publisher

My PhD dissertation has been published years ago as a book by a mid-size publisher and it is partially available on google books. However, the pages of the reference section are hidden, which means ...
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Old version of an arXiv paper has been removed from Google scholar along with its citations

I've uploaded a new version of a paper to arXiv, but the old version doesn't appear on Scholar. On the other hand, I've merged the conference version of the paper and the new arXiv version and they do ...
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Is there any way to reduce similarity in reference section/bibliography?

I am preparing my article to submit to a journal. The journal requires a maximum of 15% similarity including bibliography. My paper has 6% similarity without bibliography but 18% with bibliography ...
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Is it ethical to cite the complete version of a paper in the short version of it?

I've written an article which is 32 pages long, (including 1.5 page of references and 3 pages of appendices). I intend to submit it to a conference which accepts 20-page long articles including ...
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What is the geographical location of Python (and other open-source software projects)?

In an academic paper, a colleague and I wrote that we "used Python (v3.8.8)" to perform a certain calculation. The copy editor has asked us to provide the company name and location to ...
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APA: Citing a term in quotation marks that is not a secondary source (i.e. quotation marks are used by author for emphasis)

The source I would like to cite introduces a new concept, and when doing so, the term used to describe this concept is written in quotation marks – however these quotation marks are used for emphasis ...
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Chicago intext citation for different references on same sentence

Given a sentence. We can use A,B,C or other methods. How would each of A,B and C be cited. like this We can use A (Citation A),B (Citation B),C (Citation C) or other methods or this We can use A,...
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Are there censored editions of academic journals?

I was taught as an undergraduate to be very careful when using and citing reprints of older books because they were frequently edited, abridged, or even censored. I was specifically warned not to use ...
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Incorrect citation in a published paper: can I ask the journal to correct it?

I found an (already published) paper that cites a paper of mine, but without inserting even the arXiv link (the paper is still in press). In this way, I lose one citation. Is it possible for me to ...
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How to batch download papers from a reference list without DOI?

I'm looking to download some papers from a reference list in an Excel file which consisted of all the basic info about a paper (e.g., author, year, title, publication, etc.) but unfortunately not the ...
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Is it accepted that I submit two novel papers at the same time, but one uses the methods in the other one?

I have written two STEM papers (Paper1 and Paper2) and I have already submitted Paper1. Paper2 implements some of the methods presented in Paper1. The conference I submitted for Paper1 and the journal ...
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How to refer to a chapter in an edited book in Nature referencing style?

I am adjusting the references to a paper due to be submitted to a journal from the Nature family (Nature Communications more precisely) and I can't find any trustworthy suggestions about the proper ...
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Can I get my degree revoked for misuse of citations? [duplicate]

I have been accused of not correctly attributing a person in my PhD dissertation that was finished several years ago. The person claimed he would bring the matter to the university I did my PhD at. I ...
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How granular should citations be when citing software documentation?

I am currently writing my master's thesis using LaTeX and am struggling with the citations, specifically when referring to software that I've used. I am mostly unsure of how precise the citations ...
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What does the phrase "loci citati" mean in citations?

In this 1929 paper by Stone, the 3rd citation is given as J. Von Neumann, loci citati; and an unpublished paper which is to appear in Mathematische Annalen, cf. Göttinger Nachrichten, 1927, pp. 1-55, ...
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