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The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation is a style guide that prescribes the most widely used legal citation system in the United States. It is taught and used at a majority of U. There are also several "house" citation styles used by legal publishers in their works. Currently, it is in its 21st edition published July
Published on August 18, by Bas Swaen. Revised on April 9, A citation style is a set of rules on how to cite sources in academic writing. Citation style guidelines are often published in an official handbook containing explanations, examples, and instructions. The most common citation styles are the following:.
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Here are some of the things that I studied: simple, compound and complex sentences, dependent and independent clauses, comma and semicolon, transition words and adverbial phrases, introductory and interrupting phrases, parallel sentences, variety of sentences.