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How to Cite a Song Found Online

Music is an art form—and just as you’d analyze a poem for a literary paper or cite a painting for an art history paper, you may find yourself using a song as a source, especially if you’re enrolled in music theory courses. Here, we’ve laid out how to cite a […]

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How to Cite a Documentary Found Online

While you might think of books and journal articles as the go-to sources when writing essays, documentaries can also be a great source of information—and they can also serve as a form of entertainment. Citing a documentary might seem more complicated than citing a textbook, but we’ve put together this […]

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How to Make a Paper Longer the Smart Way

Meeting an essay’s required page or word count can sometimes be a struggle, especially if you’re juggling multiple papers or exams. In a pinch, students often rely on tricks like increasing margin size or making their font slightly bigger. Though these tricks do increase page length, there are easier (and […]

How to Cite an Instagram

How to Cite an Instagram Post

Social media might be something you do for fun in your spare time, but that doesn’t mean you’ll never need to use social media posts in a more formal setting. With hundreds of millions of users on Instagram, there is a ton of relevant and verifiable content, so learning how […]

How to Cite a White House Press Briefing

Communication from the White House has always been important and press briefings provide loads of raw information that you might find useful for papers, articles, and projects. Citing a White House press briefing might seem difficult—but it’s easier than it seems. Regardless of whether you want to cite a White […]