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Two suggestions for creating academic documents not mentioned in the resource information are hand written and type written. Personally, I would not use either one because they are very archaic. Based on the length of the document it could be very time consuming, also it would make editing and formatting very difficult. Can you imagine writing a five page rough draft, to have someone proof-read it, and then it again? A couple of guidelines that appear less important to the message of a business document but more important to the message of an academic paper would be the title page. Most business documents are not titled but in academic papers or essays a title page is required. Bulleted list are used a lot in business documents, normally to organize information so it
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Unformatted text preview: easily visible for the reader. In an academic paper bulleted list should not be used according to the Axia Colleges Writing Style Handbook (p. 10). Also in business documents most references are from proprietary information which is not cited if the document is for public use. In academic writing citations, and references are very important, with out citations or references the document may be labeled as plagiarized and the student would be subject to the consequences. (2007). Writing Style Handbook. Retrieved May 8, 2009, from Axia College of University of Phoenix Web site:
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course COM 140 COM 140 taught by Professor Dorsey,c during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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