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Writing Resources:


Punctuations - The Use of Commas

Quick links to Research Writing using the APA style (American Psychological Assn.) Beware! The more writing youre going to be doing, the more references and bibliographies youre going to need to do. You may as well get used to it if youre pursuing advanced degrees.

MLA vs APA Style: An Overview

APA vs. MLA Documentation

 APA Style (Interactive Presentation)

 From the Gary Library (Union Institute and University)

 APA Style guide for Electronic Sources

 Examples of APA Style

 Capital Community College  - APA Style

 Writing Sociology Papers

 Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format, Purdue University

 MLA Honolulu Community College

 Capital Community College MLA Style

More on MLA Style

Charts in MLA and APA

 Research Tips:

 Evaluating Web-based Resources

The following hyperlinks take you to a number of interesting websites that can improve your skills!

James Cook University:

Practical tools and strategies to improve organisation.
Getting it Together (Time Management) | Mind Mapping | Studying for Exams | Exam Tactics

Modules to help you understand how you think and learn.
Learning Styles | Thinking about Thinking (Critical Thinking) | Studying Smarter not Harder | Effective Reading

Lectures and Tutorials
How to get the most out of lectures and tutorials.
Note-taking | Tutorials | Oral Presentations

Academic Writing
Help in producing well structured academic writing.
Essay Writing | Academic Writing | APA Referencing | Scientific Reports

Grammar and Writing
A guide to editing your own writing (pdf) and links to writing and grammar sites.
Editing Your Writing (pdf) | | |

Links to online maths sites. |

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