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On the practice of referencing information within a document to related information elsewhere in the same document.

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How do I customise MS Word 'manage sources' (creating reference lists) to do what I want it to do? [closed]

I am using the 'manage sources' facility in Microsoft Word to create a reference list/bibliography (Harvard) but am experiencing a number of problems such as: I cannot include italics for species ...
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SHA-256 research paper and referencing FIPS

I've posted this first one the Cryptography SE but was advised to move it here due to the very nature of the question. Anyway, for my college thesis I've decided to do a full stack project on SHA-256. ...
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Referencing a table and figure in same sentence

Currently editing a report written by someone else, and one of the bullet points references a table and a figure in the previous page. Here's how it's written: The ten most frequently reported ...
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Hyperlink to bibliography reference

In Microsoft Word and Mendeley, is it possible to jump to the complete reference in the bibliography section of a document using a hyperlink? For example, using "Ctrl+Left Click" on figures ...
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How to sort all the papers referenced by a given paper by citation count?

Here is what I want to do: Given a paper, find the set of all papers referenced by it Sort this set of papers by some "importance metric," for example, the citation count. I find some ad-...
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APA Citation Followed by in-text reference to figure

I want to provide a parenthetical citation along with a reference to a figure in my text. What is the proper way to format this? Blah blah blah (Li et al., 1994, 1997) (Figure 1). Blah blah blah (Li ...
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Ibid on different pages of an essay

Ibid on different pages of an essay Context: I think if you've read Part 1 and 2, you probably have a good idea of the context, but here goes: In my efforts to use footnotes for the first time in my ...
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ibid or Ibid (Capitalisation)?

ibid or Ibid? Context: In my efforts to use footnotes for the first time in my essay, I've come across a few problems (which you might know if you've seen Part 1 of the ibid journey. I recently read ...
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How does ibid work in footnotes?

How does ibid work in footnotes? Context So I'm writing an essay, using footnotes for the first time. I was told that if I use the same source twice on the same page, then I should write "ibid&...
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How to add DOI to the published version of an article in arXiv?

I uploaded an article to arXiv which has been published in The Astrophysical Journal after referee suggested edits and final proof. How do I cross ref the arXiv version with the DOI of the published ...
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Citing Data That Was Compiled From Many Sources and Then Summarized? (Updated)

The Problem The author of the dissertation (PhD) collected publicly available raw data from the websites of over 40 universities. The data itself spanned 40 years. After compiling the data into a ...
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Looking for a free article citation web/graphical viewer and explorer? [closed]

I am attempting to find a tool which will produce and hopefully populate a graph of a collection of articles based on their citations. For example, I have approximately 200 references in a Mendeley ...
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Providers of fake DOIs?

How to find and check providers of fake Digital Object Identifier (DOI) numbers? What are the consequences of using fake DOI numbers? How can I know is DOI number actually fake?
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How to cross-references sections in a thesis?

When using cross-references in a thesis for cross-referencing to specific sections, do we have to use section numbers or section names would be fine too? example: As discussed in the Discussion ...
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Referring to a result that comes later

So in writing a math paper, if I am writing a proof of a theorem and I need to refer a lemma that comes later in the same paper. What is the proper way to say that? For example if I am proving a ...
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How to cite a work in a manuscript that is under review? [duplicate]

I have two manuscripts that I am ready to submit in two different journals. In the first manuscript, I have developed two models to be used for my research. Both of them are new and are an upgrade ...
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Explaining contribution of book and journal

I'm writing a scientific paper and I want to add the contribution of a book in my paper. Generally, we use to write like that way ''authors in this work present [1].....'' but this is the case when we ...
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Referencing next section to avoid confusion

I am writing one research article in the field of biology. I want to refer some concept which I am going to describe in next sections but have not described in current sentence (or previous sections) ...
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What is the proper way of searching for a reference whose type is unknown?

In the article, Stability of quantum motion in chaotic and regular systems, Physical Review A, 30, 1610 (1984), in the reference section these two references given: [11]M. V. Berry, in Chaotic ...
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Referencing a question

How to reference a response to question that is the number is formatted as: 1.j)? Is it? Please refer to the response to question 1.j. or Please refer to the response to question 1.j).
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MSc Dissertation Tables & Figures Errors submitted

I submitted my dissertation yesterday, one day before the due date. Upon reading back through the dissertation, I noticed quite an error in my methods and discussion. Unfortunately, due to adding a ...
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How are non-academic (eg. industrial) reports cited in publications?

This question pertains to peer reviewed journal articles in materials science/metallurgy. In my upcoming research article, I wish to use some statistics from an industrial report to highlight the ...
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Best practices when refering to above section

I'm wondering about how to refer to sections right above or below the piece of text referring. I know that I'm supposed to use section numbers almost all the time, but personally feel that this might ...
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How to cite a French thesis in an international journal?

What is the right way to cite a French thesis in an international journal like Biomedical Signal Processing and Control? Should I convert the name of the university and the school to the English ...
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How many levels of sub-citations are appropriate?

I'm writing my Thesis and I found a brilliant book that helps me write it in a coherent manner. Consider this: The author, Smith, talks about Approach XYZ and writes: XYZ is about ..., first used ...
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How to provide in-text citation for Appendix

My master's dissertation has been sent back to me for copy edits before publication. One of the comments from the editors is "please provide in-text citation for Appendix". Now, I haven't actually ...
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Which is the easiest way for putting citations and references? [closed]

Most easy way to put references & citations?
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Sub-referencing work from the referenced work

Sorry for the tricky title. I am working on a (IEEE) conference paper and in the related work section I have sentence that goes like this: In [X], the authors derive YYY metric from the Gov. ...
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How do I find references and how do I know that they are valid?

I took a pause from school during personal problems and started it again half-year ago. Now that I've finished almost all of it, the last thing I have left is to finish my thesis-work. My professor ...
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Getting ORCIDs by DOI

Is there a web service that retrieves all of the ORCIDs for the authors associated with a DOI? I've looked at crossref.org, but I can't seem to find information on how to do this with their service. ...
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Can I cross-reference thesis chapters in my thesis literature review?

I am currently editing and updating my thesis literature review before submitting my thesis next year. In reviewing the relevant literature, I find that two of my results chapters published as ...
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Citation and reference to a figure: which comes first?

This may be a bit of hair-splitting, but maybe there is a proper way to do this: In my thesis I present an external application. I want to give a literature reference to the application and a ...
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Page references for "far away" figures, equations, tables, etc

I am currently writing my master's thesis, which contains a lot of equations and figures referred to in the text of the report. I use Latex for my writing thus making it easy to refer to the figure/...
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Can we use the same picture across multiple chapters of a thesis?

I am writing my thesis. In second chapter, I would like to propose a model with a figure. In third chapter, I want to propose a framework which is based on that model. It would be easy for a user to ...
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How do I submit interdependent papers?

I recently submitted a paper for publication and received feedback that the paper was too complex. It contained two relatively independent concepts. The material would best be served by splitting it ...
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Lost Interest in Electrical Engineering. Still have a Math degree to complete. What to do? [closed]

I just finished my 5th semester of a compact, dual degree (MS in mathematics and BE in electrical and electronics engineering) course from BITS Pilani, India. It's hitting me really hard now that I ...
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How to quote or summarise text from a reference that includes citations in Harvard Style?

I am very much confused on referencing a paragraph and have tried to find an answer on YouTube but that didn't help! So here is my question: The lines from an article (author = aaa bbb) says: (...
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Referencing equations in/from appendix

I am currently writing a thesis in which a lot of derivations are moved to the appendix. To make these derivations readable, I sometimes write sentences like "As we saw in equation X...", where ...
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how could I mention sequence of figures in a research paper?

I want to say that: Figure 1, 2, 3 and 4 illustrate .... how could I mention them? is the above sentence correct? or I should say figure 1 to figure 4
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