About this course

Via this course, you will be trained to perform the Scribbr-style Paper Formatting service.

Inside, you'll find all the information you need to hit the ground running. Feel free to refer back to the course resources whenever you need a reference.

In case you have any questions, feel free to send an email to [email protected]!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting started

    • Welcome!

  • 2

    Course introduction

    • What is the Scribbr-style Paper Formatting service?

    • Include feedback in the comments

    • Assignment briefing

    • Follow along!

  • 3

    Page numbers

    • Introduction

    • Option 1: Page numbering starting after the title page

    • Option 2: Roman numerals from the page after the title page and "normal" page numbering starting from the introduction

    • Tip 1: Roman numerals after the cover page and starting again from the bibliography

    • Tip 2: No page numbering from the bibliography onwards

  • 4

    Consistent paragraph formatting

    • Introduction

    • Basic tips for paragraph formatting

    • Step 1: Eliminating double spaces, paragraph marks, and line breaks

    • Step 2: Adding page breaks

    • Step 3: Styles

    • Step 3.1: Updating the "Normal" style or create Style 'text'

    • Step 3.2: Updating heading styles (no heading numbering)

    • Step 3.3: Updating heading styles (including heading numbering)

    • Tip 1: Customize automated numbering of headings.

    • Tip 2: All about indents

  • 5

    Lists of tables and figures

    • Introduction

    • Step 1: Creating table and figure captions

    • Step 2: Creating lists of tables and figures

    • Step 3: Checking the formatting of tables

    • Tip: How to keep figures horizontally aligned?

  • 6

    Automatic table of contents

    • Introduction

    • Option 1: Generating an automatic table of contents

    • Option 2: Updating the table of contents

  • 7

    Last step

    • Final read through

    • Extra: Troubleshooting

  • 8

    Practice with the training document

    • Start formatting the training document

    • Quiz: Scope of Scribbr services

    • Under which service(s) would the following changes or edits fall?