Today we break away from the parenthetical referencing styles that we have covered over the last few blog posts (MLA, APA, Harvard and CMOS author-date styles) and introduce a numbered referencing system from the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS).
There are many different referencing styles used for academic and non-fiction writing and each one has slightly different methods of presentation. Continuing our look into some of the main styles (such as MLA, APA and Harvard covered in recent blog
Consistency, consistency, consistency – it is definitely the theme when it comes to presentation in academic and non-fiction writing. It’s also essential when providing your readers with detailed references and demonstrating that you really do know your stuff. Consistency is
When writing academic or non-fiction texts, we can be required to follow many different referencing and style conventions. Having already looked at why good referencing is so important and introducing the MLA (Modern Language Association) style in recent posts, today
Referencing is a huge part of good academic and non-fiction writing, but it is a source of many headaches too (as discussed in my recent blog post). There are many tools out there to help you with referencing, but it
Referencing – the word that brings looks of horror and doom to many a student. Don’t worry though, this extremely important part of good academic practice becomes second nature eventually, I promise. When you are just starting out, I
Why is specific cross-referencing so important? When writing an academic or non-fiction text, it is easy to assume that all your readers are going to read your text linearly – from beginning to end. But what if they don’t?