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How to automatically build a bibliography in APA Style in Word

If you're like me, then you'll probably leave your bibliography until last. If you're lucky enough to have never written a bibliography from scratch, then I resent you just kidding! Seriously though, Microsoft have made real progress with their tool for referencing documents in APA, plus many other styles too.

How to automatically build contents in Microsoft Word

Writing large reports can be a huge task, and keeping track of your page numbers as you edit and improve your text can be a nightmare. This short, but concise, video shows how to automatically build contents in Microsoft Word, which saves so much time and removes the need to keep track of page numbers or new headings.

It's a perfect trick for your business report, manuscript, dissertation or thesis! An automatic table of contents in your Word document, alongside automatic style updates, will save so much time!

Automatically format headings & fonts in Microsoft Word

Save time when writing your essay for university, or report for work, with Microsoft Word's style settings to format headings, titles, subtitles and body text. Each style setting can be easily updated to produce the exact requirement of your publication, university or brand. This video shows just how easy it is to apply the style settings to existing text and alter any settings in minutes.

4 ways to improve academic writing in English as a second language

4 ways to easily improve you academic writing styleSpeakers of English as a second language often know much more about the mechanics of the English language than its native speakers. This is perhaps because, as a learner of English as a second language, you are taught the rules of grammar, word formation and everything else. However, native English speakers are often not taught in this way – I know I wasn’t!

How to use references in academic writing

Referencing is often one of the most confusing aspects of academic writing, especially if English isn’t your first language. Referencing correctly is vital. It shows that you haven’t plagiarised (an offence for which you can be asked to resit your course!) and if you don’t reference correctly, you will probably lose marks on an assignment or can have papers rejected by journals. Here are some tips to help you get it right!
 

A list of action verbs for job applications

A list of action verbs for job applicationsThis page comes with a full list of very useful 'action verbs' which can be used in a job application (CV, resume, covering letter, etc.). Action verbs help to show what the applicant has done, and it's hoped that this list of words may be useful to job applicants who are writing job applications at the moment.

 

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