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Resources you can draw upon to learn more about research writing and style, and about your own abilities. Basic Features of Research Styles (2009, PDF 65 KB, 4 pp). If you are new to research writing this short guide will alert you to the basic features of all research styles. Research Links. Follow these links to the official websites and style information of the various research societies. Also listed are top sites for additional research information. Writer's Test. Are you in command of the basic skills accomplished writers have mastered? How do you know? Doc has put together a brief but telling test of these skills. Take it if you dare! Writing Research Styles: A Primer (2004, PDF 85 KB, 16 pp). This is an extensive introduction to using research styles. It includes a checklist of things to know when using a style new to you. Official Websites: AMA Style (Oxford UP) APA Style Site Chicago Manual of Style MLA Handbook
A common use of appendixes is to present unpublished tests or to describe complex equipment or stimulus materials.
The use of singular "they"
Punctuation Junction (what happens when punctuation marks collide)
Use of first person