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Research papers

Chapter 3

Style Guide A manual that contains standards for the design and writing of documents.
American Psychological Association(APA) one of two commonly used style guides for formatting research papers.
screenshot An image of active window on your computer that you can paste into a document.
Note In a research paper, information that expands on the topic but that does not fit well in the document text.
Footnote in a research, a not place at the bottom of the page.
Endnote in a research paper a note placed at the end of a document or chapter
Bibliography A list of cited works in a report or research paper,also referred to as Works Cited,sources, or references depending upon the report style.
Works Cited In the MLA style a list of cited works places at the end of a research paper or report
Style A group of formatting commands, such as font, font size,font color, paragraph alignment,and line spacing that can be applied to a paragraph with no command.
Citation a note,inserted into the text of a research paper that refer the reader to a source in the bibliography.
Parenthetical reference In the MLA style, a citation the refers to items on the Works Cited page, and which is placed in parentheses; the citation includes the last name of the author or authors, and the page number in the referenced source.
Manual page break the action of forcing a page to end and placing subsequent text at the top of the next page
Page break indicator A dotted line with the text page break that indicates where a manual page break was inserted.
Hanging indent A indent style in which the first line of a paragraph extends to the left of the remaining lines,and that is commonly used for bibliographic entries.
Manual Column break An artificial end to a column to balance columns or to provide space for the insertion of other objects.
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