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
Today marks the start of Academic Book Week 2018, a ‘celebration of the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books’ (https://acbookweek.com/). There are many events running across the country (https://acbookweek.com/featured-events/) and you can also vote for your favourite book in
Whilst we wait for Academic Book Week at the end of this month (23–28th April), I thought it would be good to look at some of the books that have featured in the online polls of the previous events.
Coming up at the end of April is the 2018 Academic Book Week (#AcBookWeek), the third such event. Academic book week is ‘A celebration of the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books’. This year, on 23–28th April, the
I often get emails where the academic/student client is seeking an editor or proofreader who specialises in their subject. For example, they are looking for the editor or prooreader to be a specialist in business, forensics or psychology. This always