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How to Write the Worst Paper Ever, courtesy of the DBU Writing Center

http://www.dbu.edu/uwc/Workshops/How to Write the Worst Paper Ever.ppt

Information on Research methods/documentation: MLA, Turabian footnotes, APA in-text parenthetical citations, Chicago Manual of Style and CSE (Scientific Style and Format) are included in this informative Duke website: http://www.lib.duke.edu/libguide/cite/within.htm

The Purdue site (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/) provides information on the following:

The Writing Process
Grammar & Punctuation handouts, exercises
Technical Writing
Job SearchWriting
Avoiding Plagiarism
Evaluating sources
Quoting and paraphrasing
Writing in the Social Sciences
Writing in Engineering
Searching the Web
Teaching Writing
Creative Writing

Information on Writing Labs: Browse Purdue's listing of writing labs and writing centers across the country: http://owl.english.purdue.edu./internet/owls/writing-labs.html

The English Department at Louisiana Tech also has an OWL (on-line writing lab) (http://garts.latech.edu/owl/ ) that helps with these areas:

Drafting a paper
Grammar and Punctuation
Literary Criticism
Technical Writing

Information on business memos: Gallaudet has a helpful site: (http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/writing/memowriting.html

For exciting news about the semicolon, try this link: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/18/nyregion/18semicolon.html