Owl Editing

Owl Editing

Tips for writers

Posts filed under writing

Order of pages in a thesis

For traditional theses/dissertations, a suggested format for the order of appearance of pages would be: Prefatory Pages Title page Approval page Dedication (optional) Acknowledgements (optional) Abstract Preface (optional) Table of Contents List of Tables List of Figures and Illustrations List of Symbols or Abbreviations (if any)   Body of Text Chapter 1. Significance of the… (read more)

APA page margins

Set uniform margins of at least 1 in. (2.54 cm) on the top, bottom, left, and right of every page. Use your word-processing software to add a header that will appear at the top of every page that includes the running head and the page number. The header appears within the top margin, not below… (read more)