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Writing Center Handouts
In addition to the handouts below, we offer...
  • an extensive array of handbooks and textbooks, including volumes on specialized writing in various disciplines for use in consultation or for checkout– –ask a consultant.

  • Handouts from Purdue Writing Center and general guides to help you with specific writing concerns
  • Handouts from University of North Carolina Writing Center

  • Many links to writing and research resources as well as to other writing centers

For sentence-level practice, we also recommend the Interactive Quizzes, at Capital Community College's Guide to Grammar and Writing.

Handouts
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Citing Sources APA Style
APA 6th Edition Changes
Understanding Core Elements of MLA
Using MLA Containers
Citing Research Databases MLA Style
The Art of Argumentative Writing
Argumentative Thesis Statements
Articles
Author Tags
Brainstorming Topics
Comma, Semicolon, and Colon
Correct Punctuation
Descriptive Writing Part I
Descriptive Writing Part II
Descriptive Writing--Imagery
Descriptive Writing--Who, What, When, Where
Eliminating Wordiness
ESL Help with Articles
Evaluating Internet Sources
Freewriting
Global and Local Revision
Invention: Brainstorming Topics
Invention: Generating a Draft
Organizing an Essay
Parallelism
Preparing Your Resume
Research Step 1
Research Step 2
Research Step 3
Research Step 4
Research Step 5
Resume Myths and Realities
Run-ons and Comma Splices
Sentence Fragments
Show, Don't Tell
Simile, Metaphor, and Personification
The Metropolitan Submissions Form
Tips for Editing Your Papers
Topic Sentences
Writing a Cover Letter
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