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Writing Help


Congratulations on making it to the writing stage of the research process!  If you are ready to write that means you've developed a topic, gathered some information about it, and begun the process of evaluating that information.  This guide contains books, handouts, online tutorials and websites that will help you move forward with writing your paper. 

The writing process as well as the actual format of a research paper can be tricky!  The type of research paper you are writing can often influence the format and how a paper is organized.  In this guide you will learn how to format the following types of college papers:

 Always consult your instructor if you have any questions about the format or organization of your paper.  Happy writing!


Turnitin is an online service that checks for similarities between your writing and that of others. It is used as a way to detect possible plagiarism. If your professor is using turnitin, you will submit your papers to turnitin in Blackboard. For more information, please refer to the TurnItIn Tools and Resources page on the Academic Technologies website.

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