Writing your essay
- Essaying the past; how to read, write and think about history
- writing a research paper video (overview)
- writing an outline for your essay (web page)
Citing your sources
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
- Consult the main Citing your sources web page or the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) for specific help with citations.
Other Writing Help
Writing Services - offers students instruction on all aspects of writing well