S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn

Research papers are packed with information; however, not all of it needs to be included in your main paper. Although you want to share all of it, your paper should focus on only those data that are relevant to your hypothesis and conclusions. So, what do you do with the rest of the data? Where do you put it so that anyone interested can find it? The answer to the question is appendix. Let us find out more about it.

What’s in an Appendix?

An appendix comprises additional information that was gathered during your research but that you will not include in your paper. Many times, your data analyses are too detailed to be included in your main text. This might include lengthy spreadsheets of data.

You want your readers to stay focused on your main discovery but also want additional information to be available to them. Your readers can peruse an appendix at will but won’t have to use it to understand your research.

Points to Remember

When creating your appendix, remember:

  • The data in the appendix should not be essential to understanding your paper;
  • Your paper must include references to all the appendices; and
  • Your appendix is presented in the order it is cited in the text.

What You Might Include

The kind of data that an appendix may include:

  • Letters from other researchers or interested parties;
  • Questionnaires (with proper citations if not created);
  • Graphical illustrations and tables not needed in the main text.
  • List of terms or acronyms and abbreviations (although author guidelines might prefer that these be included in the main text);
  • Excerpts from other relevant documents (with proper citations); and
  • S Shoulder Body Tote Vintage Large Cross Red Leather Handbag Women's ZONE Genuine Rose Bag Bag Raw data (compiled in table format).

Appendix Format

An appendix is formatted in much the same way as your main text. It has a title page labeled with a numeral or letter in the order in which it is cited in your text. Subtopics (or “subheaders”) are also labeled using the same format.

Lime On Women's Silver Sneaker Cloudracer ffI6qU7xn

For example:

  • Title: Appendix A: Data from Site 323 (the first appendix to be cited in the text).
  • Subheader: 1: Data on Male Species.
  • Tables/Figures: Table A1. Fecundity of Females in Second Year (figures would follow the same formatting).

The second appendix would be labeled “Appendix B” with the same designations for subheaders, tables, and figures. Keep the author guidelines in mind for specifics on citing appendices in your main text.

Appendix pages are consecutively numbered following your main text (i.e., if your text ends on page 35, your appendix will begin with page 36).

Appendix Organization

Consider your audience and the role you want your appendix to play as supplementary information. It is information that is not necessary, but might be valuable to some. Organization is key to a valuable appendix. Remember:

  • Don’t use your appendix as a “dumping ground” for all your notes;
  • Alegria Pro Women's Classic Rose Black Emboss nfAqPfO0w
  • Don’t have an appendix that is so full of information that the main points of your master paper get buried;
  • Handbag Rose Cross Women's Large Body Leather ZONE Shoulder Bag Red Bag Tote S Vintage Genuine Do ensure that you cite all references to other research and publications; and
  • Do include the appendices in your table of contents.

Where Does It Go?

Placement of your appendix (or appendices, if more than one) depends on the target journal’s style guide. Some style guides, such as the American Psychiatric Association, place appendices after tables and figures. Others might ask you to include appendices before or after your references. Check your author guidelines for protocols.

Have you used appendices as supplements to your research paper? If so, what did you include in it and why? Please let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.


S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn S ZONE Cross Large Women's Vintage Shoulder Body Leather Rose Bag Tote Handbag Genuine Bag Red qqYCxrwvdn
Women's Large Cross ZONE Shoulder Handbag Tote S Bag Vintage Leather Body Bag Rose Red Genuine
Feedback
Bag Shoulder Handbag Red Cross Large Body Genuine Rose Tote Leather Bag Women's S Vintage ZONE
How would you rate your experience on the Enago Academy website? Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!

How would you rate your experience on the Enago Academy website?

Hate
Red Bag Shoulder Genuine Cross Women's Vintage ZONE Leather Body Large Tote S Handbag Bag Rose Dislike
Neutral
Like
Love
Select an element on the page.

false

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!

Select an element on the page.
Tote Red Shoulder Bag Large Women's S Bag Genuine Cross ZONE Leather Vintage Handbag Body Rose
S Leather Genuine ZONE Large Handbag Vintage Bag Shoulder Body Cross Bag Red Tote Women's Rose