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How to write a summary chapter

Summaries are an integral part of writing both in the academic world and beyond. You may be...

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What is a thesis statement?

A thesis statement is a concise summary of the main point or controlling idea of an essay,...

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What is a thesis?

In tertiary education, a thesis is an academic paper which a student is required to write before...

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Types of research papers

Research papers could include peer-reviewed journal papers, conference papers, theses work or other types of publications. They...

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How to cite a PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint is a popular presentation program owned by Microsoft Inc. It is part of the company’s Office...

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How to cite a Youtube video

YouTube is perhaps not the first place you would think of when doing research for an academic...

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How to cite a poem

Poems are an important aspect of literature often used to appeal to human feelings or emotions via...

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How to cite a podcast

As most of you are familiar with, a podcast is a digital audio series in which the...

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How to cite a pdf

Since their introduction, files in PDF-format have become popular (particularly for academic papers) that there is hardly...

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How to cite a lecture

This post discusses different ways of citing a lecture in your research paper or thesis. Although it...

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How to cite a documentary

The guide discusses different ways of citing a documentary using the most common citation style guides (APA;...

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How to critique a research article or prepare yourself for critique

The ability to write a well-crafted critique is a highly sought-after skill in academic work. Although some...

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