The Fastest, Most Accurate Way to Find & Format Block Quotes in APA, Chicago, MLA and Other Styles

If you are creating a document that has a lot of quotes–maybe a qualitative study–you will have to format some of your quotes as block quotes. Block quotes are quotes that are indented to the left (in academic manuscripts, they are not usually indented to the right too, just the left). In APA style, we set quotes in block style if they are 40 words or more, and in Chicago style the threshold is 100 words.

But what happens if you have a long document, perhaps a dissertation, and you want to format all of your long quotes quickly? You can Continue reading The Fastest, Most Accurate Way to Find & Format Block Quotes in APA, Chicago, MLA and Other Styles

How to Format Long Tables in APA: Do We Repeat the Column Headers, Table Title, or Both?

Question & AnswerIn the previous APA manual, the guidelines for table titles in long tables that continue onto multiple pages was clear: Repeat the column headers on each page but do not repeat the table title.

In the 6th edition of the APA manual, the guideline is Continue reading How to Format Long Tables in APA: Do We Repeat the Column Headers, Table Title, or Both?