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Struggling with APA Style? Having an intractable argument with a coworker over a question of grammar or punctuation? Or maybe you’re just wondering how to write something better? The Editarians blog will have the answers you are looking for. If you can’t find your answer, you can ask the editor.
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Graduate students and researchers in the social sciences are commonly asked to write their research papers and journal articles in accordance with APA Style. Unfortunately, three pervasive myths about APA Style impede them from meeting this expectation fully.
You’re pasting a DOI or URL into a reference list entry, and as soon as you hit the enter key, the text you’ve written turns blue and gets underlined. Your program has turned it into a hyperlink . . .but is that how it should appear in your submitted copy?
Writers tend to stumble in the same places. We’re here to remove roadblocks and make molehills of your mountains.
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