Writing your essay
- writing a research paper video (overview)
- writing a thesis statement (video)
- writing an outline for your essay (web page)
Referencing your sources is an important part of academic writing. Why?
- it lets you acknowledge the ideas or words of others if you use them in your work
- it helps you to avoid plagiarism
- it demonstrates that you are using the scholarly record and that you can provide authority for statements you make in your term paper
- it enables readers to find the source information
- Citing your sources
- OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab - APA
Writing Services offers students instruction on developing an argument, structuring ideas, and writing well.