CONSISTENCY, CONSISTENCY, CONSISTENCY! To be conscious of the need to be consistent in everything from transliteration, referencing, dates, names, translation…etc from the beginning is extremely important. I also recommend that you include a page for ‘Notes on Referencing, Transliteration and Dating’ after the acknowledgments in which you can explain the system that you are following. Standardizing from the very beginning will save you a lot of time in the final revision stage of your thesis, not to mention saving you, and the saints who are helping you proof read, a big headache!
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