APA (American Psychological Association) formatting can be difficult to understand, as it is a style of writing that is constantly changing. This style of writing and citing sources is most often used in social science classes, like psychology. This does not mean that this citation method can only be used for articles and other sources related to psychology. However, it is most likely that you will be required to use this style of formatting for psychology classes….
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It is commonly known that writing an academic paper in higher educational institutions consists of many different stages besides the actual writing: researching, planning, outlining, proofreading, and formatting. The last one can’t be called the most favorite part of students because even trying their best to follow the citation style guidelines, they often make mistakes.
Consequently, learners spend a great deal of time on formatting and often don’t manage to complete the task within the deadline. But the situation can be changed, and we are here to tell you how. Meet the loopholes in MLA writing guide that nobody told you about and that can save some precious time for you….
Everybody thinks about the Middle Ages like about the time of tortures and fire. And that’s a pretty correct insight for a historical period when people got burned at the stake just because they were beautiful (thus, practiced witchcraft – obvious, isn’t it?) or believed in science more than in God.
Michael Servetus was the first scientist from Europe to describe correctly the blood circulation between the lungs and heart. Can you guess how he was rewarded for that? Right – the church called him a heretic and burned him with a “purifying” fire. And what about Giordano Bruno who supported the theory that the Earth was not the center of the universe? Did the church spare his life? Nope, after 7 years in prison, the Pope decided that it was time to burn the heretic. Quite a period to make discoveries, isn’t it?…
Know what is interesting? There is no information (at least on the Internet) on account of when the first annotated bibliography was written, who the founder was or which research originally contained this list of described sources. Maybe the assignment looked completely different when professors tasked students with an annotated bibliography, say, in the 1960s, but we’ll never know unless there is some citation enthusiast who plans to dig into the history of this referencing type (a good idea for your next research, isn’t it?).
Returning to the present times, it is necessary to point out that there is more or less set structure of annotated bibliography, especially in the Turabian style, which consists of 7 elements:…
If you have never heard of the annotated bibliography, it means that you are either a high schooler or a freshman who hasn’t received real academic assignments yet because this task is like combat debut that sinks into the memory at least for the whole period of studies at college … Just kidding ☺ It’s not that difficult if you figure out how it works.
Annotated bibliography is the list of sources with short descriptions. Why is it a useful assignment for you personally? Because you:…