Sunday, August 22, 2010

Misusing Footnotes, Endnotes & References in Academic Writing

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An American Editor has penned a witty piece on the use and abuses of footnotes, endnotes and references in academic writing: Footnotes, Endnotes, & References: Uses and Abuses.

This is a must-read for students and academics writing academic papers. The author reminds academic writers to focus on what is really important and avoid excessive and unnecessary references that distract from the main text.

Link: Footnotes, Endnotes, & References: Uses and Abuses



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