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How does Scribbr handle confidential documents?

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At Scribbr, we are committed to protecting your personal information. That’s why our employees and editors follow specific guidelines to ensure the confidentiality of your work: Pledge of secrecy Signed statement prohibiting publication or third-party sharing Obligation to delete files Secure connection (SSL) Both the original and edited versions of your document are saved on our secure server for...

How to write a discussion section

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The discussion chapter is where you delve into the meaning, importance and relevance of your results. It should focus on explaining and evaluating what you found, showing how it relates to your literature review and research questions, and making an argument in support of your overall conclusion. There are many different ways to write this section, but you can focus your discussion around four key...

How to write a dissertation introduction

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The introduction is the first chapter of your thesis or dissertation and appears right after the table of contents. It’s essential to draw the reader in with a strong beginning. Set the stage for your research with a clear focus, purpose and direction. The introduction should include: Topic and context: what does the reader need to know to understand the dissertation? Focus and scope: what specifi...

Can Scribbr proofread and edit my thesis in LaTeX?

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Yes, we can proofread and edit your LaTeX document. However, because our editors work with the track changes functionality in Word, we will have to convert your LaTeX document to a .docx document (Microsoft Word). Converting a LaTeX document into a .docx document is not difficult, but it may mix up the layout of your document partly. This means that you need to check the layout afterwards. Next to...

Thesis & Dissertation Title Page | Free Templates & Examples

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The title page (or cover page) of your thesis, dissertation, or research paper should contain all the key information about your document. It usually includes: Dissertation or thesis title Your name The type of document (e.g., dissertation, research paper) The department and institution The degree program (e.g., Master of Arts) The date of submission It sometimes also includes your student number,...

Thesis & Dissertation Acknowledgements | Tips & Examples

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The acknowledgements section is your opportunity to thank those who have helped and supported you personally and professionally during your thesis or dissertation process. Thesis or dissertation acknowledgements appear between your title page and abstract and should be no longer than one page. In your acknowledgements, it’s okay to use a more informal style than is usually permitted in academic wr...

How to write the body of an essay | Drafting & redrafting

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The body is the longest part of an essay. This is where you lead the reader through your ideas, elaborating arguments and evidence for your thesis. The body is always divided into paragraphs. You can work through the body in three main stages: Create an outline of what you want to say and in what order. Write a first draft to get your main ideas down on paper. Write a second draft to clarify your ...

How to Write a Thesis Statement | 4 Steps & Examples

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A thesis statement is a sentence that sums up the central point of your paper or essay. It usually comes near the end of your introduction. Your thesis will look a bit different depending on the type of essay you’re writing. But the thesis statement should always clearly state the main idea you want to get across. Everything else in your essay should relate back to this idea. Example: Thesis state...

Direct quotes in APA Style

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A direct quote is a piece of text copied word-for-word from a source. You may quote a word, phrase, sentence, or entire passage. There are three main rules for quoting in APA Style: If the quote is under 40 words, place it in double quotation marks. If the quote is 40 words or more, format it as a block quote. Cite the author, year, and page number with an APA in-text citation. Example: APA direct...

Ordering works on the APA reference page

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This article reflects the 7th edition guidelines of the APA Publication Manual. An APA Style reference page is ordered alphabetically by the first element in the reference entry, usually the first author’s last name. Smith, B. H. precedes Thompson, A. G. In more complex situations, this basic guideline may not be enough. That’s probably why you’re here, right? Luckily, APA created more detailed gu...

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