Category Archives: footnote

for the reader – citations, reference lists, tables of contents and indexe

Most of us understand that citation is about locating our work in the field. We cite to show that we understand the field, that we know who counts and we understand what previous studies are important. We cite to show … Continue reading

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a little fluff on the footnote

I love a good footnote (1), me. But I know some people loathe them. I just can’t understand this. What’s not to like about a good footnote? Humanities scholars tend to like a good footnote; some citation styles – many used … Continue reading

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