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Checklist for students submitting written work to me

First page has your name, the date, the name of the class, and your email address

Body text is in 11- or 12-point type, and is double-spaced

Pages have 1-inch or larger margins on all four sides

If more than one page in length, each page is numbered

All sources are properly cited, with page numbers.

You should use one of the two citation styles required by the Politics Department (as explained here) unless the assignment specifies something else.

You have read it through once for solidity and completeness of argument

You have read it through a second time for clarity, flow, word choice, and smoothness

You have read it through a final time for errors in spelling, grammar, and typography

You have run it through your word processor's spell-checker, as a last line of defense

After printing: cleanly stapled (not clipped) if more than one page in length