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Should 'Oz' be in Quotation Marks if not Quoting Him? APA Format

If you are simply referring to the character, no, don't put his name in quotes or any other special typography. Like: Just as the Wizard of Oz was great and powerful, so, etc. This is true of any ...
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Citing two sources in one sentence

That depends on where the two separate statements come from. If Smith says the price decreases, while Watson says the industry grows, the first one is correct. On the other hand, if both authors note ...
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en dash with space for non-integer?

In a comment under your question, you said that you mostly follow APA style. This is what the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) says: 4.13 Hyphenation ...
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Do I need to Cite Multiple Quotes From the Same Source Multiple Times (APA)?

You may use some classical Latin abbreviations, like "ibid." or "op.cit" which are precisely used to indicate that the last quotation has the same source as the previous one.
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Citing sources "Adversity introduces a man to himself"

If there's no source for the quote, it's very likely misattributed. A lot of quotes get falsely attributed to Einstein, probably to give them a little more weight. Proper citation means that you don't ...
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Do I need to Cite Multiple Quotes From the Same Source Multiple Times (APA)?

The method by which you cite something will change based on the style guide you use, but the need to provide a citation remains the same. (This is true of APA and anything else.) Regardless, each ...
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Do I need to Cite Multiple Quotes From the Same Source Multiple Times (APA)?

The term for same source is ibidem, abbreviated to ibid. (include the dot).
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How do I cite a book that has been transcribed online in APA?

Chapters 6 and 7 of Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition covers citations and referencing in the APA format. As @Robin pointed out, EasyBib gives a rundown of ...
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Using expletives in an essay

When I taught ENGL100, I advised students to minimize quotes (still maximize citations for their summaries and paraphrases unless it was to indicate "poetry or precision". The quote you indicated ...
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APA parenthetical citation: is extra information in the parentheses okay?

APA Style does not allow for additional information within citations. That is properly the function of footnotes or content notes and APA Style does provide for these. See The Purdue Owl website for ...
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When is it okay to insert a page break before a new paragraph?

If you are using a heading, feel free to start it on a new page. Try to imagine headings as being similar to chapter markers, they mark the start of a new section of your piece, however, this is again ...
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How can a practical learner get up to speed on APA quickly?

I agree with getting a copy of the APA publication manual, sixth edition either digital or hardcopy. I have both and use them all the time. The APA also has a website for reference based on the book. ...
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Referencing Legal Briefs in APA style

APA Style follows Bluebook (legal) style for legal citation (see the APA Blog). Per the The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation R. 10.8.3, at 113 (Columbia law Review Ass'n et al. eds., 20th ed. ...
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Citing two sources in one sentence

The citation relates to the words immediately before it, I would say. The format for cittions - Name, date - is a good one for many reades.
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In-text Citations: Same Paragraph With 3-5 Authors

Both seem fine to me. My only hesitation would be if the 2nd example is a single sentence, then you probably wouldn't need to in-line cite again at the end. Other than the APA manual, I typically use ...
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How to cite a statistic from a website using APA?

First of all, APA only uses author and date for its in-text citations. It generally doesn't matter what other information you know about the source; it only uses those two pieces of information in the ...
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Citation of two authors with same surname using APA style

In your case, you have a single book authored by two people with the same surname but different initials. Your in-text citation would look like this: As P. Ehrlich and Ehrlich underlined,  . . . (...
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Quoting italicized text: keep formatting?

You are correct in noting that it is common to add "Emphasis mine", or similar, if you add emphasis to a section of a quotation. It is equally common to add "Emphasis original", or ...
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APA - More sources from same author and same year than there are characters in the alphabet?

A common trick is to go beyond 'z' by using two-letter indices. Thus, the first 26 references are a-z. The next 26 are aa-az. Then ba-bz etc. For an example of this, just look at the subversions of ...
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Mixed numerals and words in a list

My teachers always taught me: If most numbers are below ten, write them all as words. If most numbers are above ten, write them all as numbers. So I would change the 32 to thirty-two.
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How to convert APA style citations (Coley et al 2004) to IEEE format [1]?

I have never followed the IEEE style so I had to look it up. The only way you can convert the style as far as I know is to do it manually. You can use Word's citation/bibliography manager if you ...
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How do I write a long title in APA?

Summarise the paper's findings in one sentence. Every one-sentence scientific fact you've ever read either had a citation or could have had one, depending on where you read it. That citation world be ...
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How do I cite a book that has been transcribed online in APA?

Author, F.M. (Year of Publication). Title of work. Retrieved from http://xxxxx or doi:xxxxx So for your example: Darwin, C.R. (1868). The variation of animals and plants under domestication. ...
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Quotation Question in APA Format Critical Analysis

I would italicize the term in APA style, and in other styles as well. According to the APA style blog you only have to italicize once.
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APA Citation for a undergrad-level book review

To my knowledge this is not possible. In googling this real quick, everything I found also backed up that notion. Purdue OWL is one of my favorite go-to places for citation questions and they also ...
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Citing a Poem in APA

Probably too late for the OP, but in case someone else is curious... I couldn't find anything specifically about poems, but I think following the style used for a chapter or entry in a book should be ...
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