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ATU Writer is a collection of essays written by Tech students in English Comp I classes and edited by Nancy Cox, instructor of English. These are arranged by mode: three-point enumeration, narration, description, process, division and classification, definition, comparison/contrast, and argumentation. Read them to get inspired or to understand better the structure in each mode.
Arkansas Tech Writing 13th edition
For the advanced level of technical writing, check the Arkansas Tech Writing 13th edition edited by Carl Brucker, Professor of English and Head of the English Department. This is is a collection of assignments written by former Tech students in Technical Writing classes. The essays are arranged by mode. Writing strategies, skills, and practices conclude the text.
The complete manual is available in print in the Library at the Reference Desk.
This tutorial, part of the official APA Style web site, explains how to organize a paper following the APA style.
If you are a visual learner, here are APA citation samples with color codes for title, author, etc.
This section of the OWL at Purdue offers comprehensive and very detailed information on the 6th edition of the APA manual.
This tutorial helps you format your essay into the 6th edition of APA style.
The complete handbook is available in print in the Library at the Reference Desk.
This section of the OWL at Purdue offers comprehensive and very detailed information reflecting the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers and the 3th edition of the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing.
If you are a visual learner, here are MLA citation samples with color codes for title, author, etc.
This tutorial helps you format your essay into the 7th edition of MLA style.
The complete guide is available in print in the Library at the Reference Desk.
The guide presents how to cite resources when following the Chicago Style. The complete guide is available in print as Ready Reference (permalink)
Select the type of resource you want to cite in the left menu.
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The site has been updated to include the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.) and the MLA Handbook (7th ed.)
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue offers information about how to write and cite correctly.
The Writing Center Web site lists the major citation styles. It gives detailled examples in each style for each format.
This site is very comprehensive and easy to search with the browser's search tool (Ctrl+F).