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Title Page Title (a real title not “Evolution Essay”) Your Name Date submitted No student number Definitely not my name
General • • • Have a clear thesis that sets up your whole essay Write CLEARLY and CONCISELY Use proper grammar and spelling Do NOT plagiarize Do not use slang No contractions ( i. e. don’t) < 10 pages (excluding references & figures At least 10 references All pages double spaced, except the lit. cited Sub-headings not required, but encouraged
• Figures & tables: – in separate section after Literature Cited – in order as cited in text • Number pages starting with first page • Use italics for scientific names (Peromyscus maniculatus 1 st mention, P. maniculatus after) • Do not use ALL-CAPS
Tables & Figures • • • separate page for each number consecutively ( as appear in text) refer to each in the text captions must be self-explanatory any abbreviations must be self-explanatory only essential labeling, detailed info in captions • all lines: 0. 5 point minimum
• all symbols/numbers/lettering must be big enough & in proportion with other labels • Use same font style/size for all figures/tables • Follow labeling style of CJZ • If these are not your creations please reference at the end of the caption
Literature cited follow format of CJZ see: • http: //pubs. nrc-cnrc. gc. ca/cgibin/rp/rp 2_prog_e? cjz_instruct_e. html • In text: Name & year system: • One author: Smith (1990) found…. …was found (Smith 1990) • > 2 authors: Smith et al. (1990) found… …found ( Smith et al. 1990).
• • references at end of text alphabetical order by surname of first author Include all citations in references section Do not include references you haven’t mentioned in the text • only significant published literature • NO webpages, no info a/b what Billy thinks