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Types and Sections of Articles 


Brenda Gregoline

UPDATE: We will discontinue using quotation marks to identify parts of an article, but retain the capitalization; eg, This is discussed in the Methods section (not the “Methods” section). This change was made February 14, 2013. General terms used to refer to a type of article or a section within an article should be set lowercase.His letter to the editor was published in the December issue. The methods sections of articles are often inadequate. However, when referring to a specific type of article, or a section within a specific article, capitalize the first letter in the words of the category

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