Authors often mention to me that they are confused about whether to use double or single quotation marks in their quoted material. The answer depends on whether you are writing in Continue reading Do I Use Double Quotes or Single Quotes?
I have a quick tip for you today. The question is, when you’re citing a study by multiple authors, do you put an apostrophe with all of the authors’ names, or just the last name? Continue reading One Apostrophe or Two?
It is common to cite studies by referring to the author’s last name. For most names, this is easy. For instance, if Smith published a study in 2013, we can say “Smith’s (2013) study.”
But what happens when the person’s last name ends with the letter s, like the name Spears? Should it be “Spears’ (2013) study” or “Spears’s (2013) study”?
You might be surprised, but the correct version is Continue reading Do You Add an Extra “s” After the Apostrophe for Names that End in “s”?