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38. Scribbd

Similar to Chegg and CourseHero. A website with learning resources intended for students. Writers use the resources to research essays [Link to Scribbd].

39. Scribd Unlocks

Codes/ unlocked Scribd accounts sold Online or in Writers Communities. Allows a writer to access a specific number of resources from Scribd.

40. Skrill

The best online Payment System. The majority of writers receive payments via Skrill.

41. SPSS

A statistics analysis tool. Harder to use compared to Microsoft Excel. Writers who deal with statistical work must know how to use SPSS.

42. Support

The team in charge of mediating any conflict between you and the client.

43. Take Account

An academic writing account where the writer does not negotiate directly with the client. The support handles all the communication with clients. Writers love such accounts since all a writer does is pick an order and complete it. Saves a lot of time.

44. Turabian

Another name for the Chicago formatting style.

45. Turnitin

The most popular plagiarism checking software. Used by large schools and institutions. Writers don’t have to use it [Turnitin Website].

46. Twice a Month Payout

A term referring to companies that pay writers every two weeks.

47. Upper Case

Formatting style in which all the letters in a word/ sentence are capitalized.

48. WorldCat

An alternative to Google Scholar. WorldCat is an online catalog of Journals, Books, and Films. Writers use it to find citations on a given topic [Check out Worldcat].

You don’t have to memorize the above definitions. They will become familiar as you navigate the academic writing industry.

Use this list for reference as you go over the course.

Now that you can talk like an academic writer;

welcome to the community.