Final Checklist for Term Paper
____ made all changes in the drafts and attached drafts to the paper?
____ included a bibliography with approximately 14 sources?
____ read allow the paper to hear any mistakes?
____ ran spell checker?
____ avoided contractions and abbreviations?
____ avoided action verbs was inanimate objects: “This articles tells us little.”
____ used shortened references for 2nds, 3rd appearances of a source?
____ used ibid.?
____ inserted page numbers?
____ used: “however;” in the middle of a sentence?
____ numbered and titled all examples and illustrations?
____ referred to all examples and illustrations in your text?
____ inserted footnotes outside periods and commas?
____ used italics for complete works and quotes for parts of works?
____ used italics for foreign expressions not in standard use?
____ fixed hanging “this” by adding a noun?
____ tightened up (combined sentences) and fleshed out (dates, examples)?
____ provided dates wherever possible?
____ kept “I” (first person) to a minimum?
____ formatted long quotations (3 or more lines) as block quotes: single spaced, indented from both right and left margins: