Bibliographies in Separate Documents

Bibliographies in Separate Documents November 1, 2011

If you are a student, and you have not explicitly been told otherwise, please don’t put your bibliography in a separate document. There is no reason for doing this. Sometimes publishers will ask for bibliographies of books to be submitted as a separate document because it makes formatting easier for them. But for assignments and essays, there is no reason for separating the bibliography from the rest of what you wrote, other than as a deliberate attempt to waste your professor’s time.

I just thought this should be out there on the internet somewhere, in case someone who is inclined to put their bibliography in a separate document has second thoughts and searches for a second opinion…

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