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ATU Writer
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.
APA
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (Online Catalog Permalink)
    The complete manual is available in print in the Library at the Reference Desk.
  • The Basics of APA Style
    This tutorial, part of the official APA Style web site, explains how to organize a paper following the APA style.
  • APA Citation Style, 6th edition, 2010
    This site, hosted by the Long Island University, explains clearly through color coded sections how the 6th edition of the APA manual works. Easy to use and to get around.
  • APA Style
    This section of the OWL at Purdue offers comprehensive and very detailed information on the 6th edition of the APA manual.
  • Format Your Essay in MS WORD
    This tutorial helps you format your essay into the 6th edition of APA style.
  • MLA
  • MLA handbook for writers of research papers (Online Catalog Permalink)
    The complete handbook is available in print in the Library at the Reference Desk.
  • MLA Citation Style, 7th edition
    This site, hosted by the Long Island University, explains clearly through color coded sections how the 7th edition of the MLA handbook works. Easy to use and to get around.
  • MLA Formatting and Style Guide
    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.
  • Format Your Essay in MS WORD
    This tutorial helps you format your essay into the 7th edition of MLA style.
  • Chicago
  • Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (Online Catalog Permalink)
    The complete guide is available in print in the Library at the Reference Desk.
  • Chicago Citation Style, 16th edition
    This site, hosted by the Long Island University, explains clearly through color coded sections how the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style works. Easy to use and to get around. (Updated on 5/7/13)
  • Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide 16th edition
    The guide presents how to cite resources when following the Chicago Style. The complete guide is available in print as Ready Reference (permalink)
  • OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab: Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition
    Select the type of resource you want to cite in the left menu.
  • All Styles and Writing Tools
  • Citing Sources
    The site has been updated to include the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.) and the MLA Handbook (7th ed.)
  • The OWL at Purdue
    The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue offers information about how to write and cite correctly.
  • Citing References in Your Paper
    The Writing Center Web site lists the major citation styles. It gives detailled examples in each style for each format.
  • Common Errors in English Usage
    This site is very comprehensive and easy to search with the browser's search tool (Ctrl+F).

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