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Editing Tip: 'Comprised' and 'Composed'

The usage of 'comprise' and 'compose' is currently a much-debated issue amongst grammarians. However, some scientific publishers, as well as many reviewers, are very picky about the technical usage of these terms, so it is important that you are aware of how to properly use them. The vast majority of...

Reference Manager Software: What Is It and What Can It Do?

If you have ever found yourself struggling to format a bibliography, straining to insert an umlaut in the name of a foreign author, or reformatting each citation in your paper because you have to resubmit to a second journal, you will likely benefit from using a reference manager (RM). Researchers...

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When It's Best to Be Explicit: Using Advance Organizers to Structure Your Argument

“Writing is the process of making that which is implicit, explicit.”   –Joseph Williams, Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace, 4th Edition