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Research and Writing Tips

Tips on how to do a research of writing assignment.

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Writing a Research Paper

OWL – Online Writing Lab

The Purdue OWL provides over 200 free resources to help in writing, teaching writing, research, grammar and mechanics, style guides, ESL – English as a Second Language, job search and professional writing.

A+ Research and Writing

Need help in writing a research paper? Check out this resource created by Kathryn L. Schwartz to help high school and college students in the research and writing of a paper.

How to Write a Term Paper

Free resource from Gale Cengage Learning on how to write a paper, using both electronic or online resources and print resources.

10 Ways to Whip the Freshman Composition Requirement

Tips on how to survive that required writing composition class.

7 Research Writing Tips

Now that you survived the composition class, you need to work on a research or thesis paper. Here are seven tips to help you.

What is plagiarism and how to avoid it?

Information about what is plagiarism, and how to prevent it.

How to recognize and avoid plagiarism

Gives tips and strategies on how to recognize plagiarism using examples, and tips on how to avoid doing it.

Citation or Bibliography Help

Internet Public Library Reference on Writing Styles and Guides

Provides over 30 resources to help in writing and formatting of citations using APA, Chicago or MLA. Also has links to citation help and examples.

APA style citation

Resource from B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library on how to cite resources and references using the APA style providing color-coded examples.

Basics of APA Style

Web tutorial on how to the American Psychological Association (APA) style of citing references and works is done, also provides specific examples.

MLA Writing style

Resources on writing using the Modern Languages of America (MLA) writing style as compiled by the Internet Public Library and Librarians Index.