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Citing and Writing Guides

MLA Citation
by Anne Belk - Last Updated Jul 15, 2013
Select the blue tab for the type of citation you need.
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APA Citation
by Anne Belk - Last Updated Aug 27, 2013
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Plagiarism: Understand and Avoid It!
by Jovanni Lota - Last Updated Jul 22, 2013
What is plagiarism? How do you quote a source without plagiarizing? Review this material to learn how!
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English Language and Grammar
by Anne Belk - Last Updated Sep 13, 2013
This guide highlights UHD Library resources on the English language -- linguistics, grammar, history, and dictionaries.
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Distance and Online Education - Library Services
by Anne Belk - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Library services for UHD students, faculty, and staff who have a class which meets regularly at a location other than the downtown campus.
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Grammar and Writing e-Books

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The blue book of grammar and punctuation: an easy-to-use guide with clear rules, real-world examples, and reproducible quizzes - Jane Straus
ISBN: 0470409320
Publication Date: 2008
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is filled with easy-to-understand rules,real-world examples, dozens of reproducible exercises, and pre- and post-tests.This handy workbook is ideal for teachers, students in middle school through college, ESL students, homeschoolers, and professionals. Valuable for anyone who takes tests or writes reports, letters, Web pages, e-mails, or blogs, The Blue Book offers instant answers to everyday English usage questions.

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McGraw-Hill's concise guide to writing research papers - Carol Ellison
ISBN: 9780071629898
Publication Date: 2010
McGraw-Hill's Concise Guide to Writing Research Papers gives you the tools to: organize a helpful outline before you write, find solid evidence at the library and on the internet to back up your thesis, write effective sentences to support your topic, replace common phrases with attention-drawing wording to properly articulate your ideas, use smooth transitions between paragraphs to keep your paper flowing, craft eloquent summaries and conclusions, avoid accidental incidences of plagiarism, run a thorough check over your research paper before you hand it in.

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Webster's New World student writing handbook - Sharon Sorenson
ISBN: 0470435399
Publication Date: 2010
From essays to feature articles, from book reports to scripts, you'll get coverage of all thirty-seven types of student writing, good writing principles, subject-specific writing samples, and important considerations for writing and the Internet.

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Style - Laurie Rozakis
ISBN: 0028619560
Publication Date: 1997-09-01


Study Skills

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Becoming a Master Student - Dave Ellis
Call Number: LB2343.3 .E44 2013
ISBN: 9781111827533
Publication Date: 2013

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Step by Step to College and Career Success - John N. Gardner & Betsy O. Barefoot
Call Number: LB2343.32 .G347 2011
ISBN: 9780312638016
Publication Date: 2011

Helpful Websites

  • UHD Library's Writing and Research tips
    Links to UHD Library's quick research topics, including searching for books, articles, and evaluating resource credibility.
  • What is a Scholarly Journal?
    This is a quick guide to the key differences between scholarly journals and popular magazines.
  • OWL Purdue Writing Lab
    OWL Purdue Writing lab provides a wide range of writing tips including starting writing, citations, grammar and guides to writing common assignments.
  • UW-Madison Writing Center
    UW-Madision Writing Center offers quick grammar rule look-ups, guides to starting the writing process, and tips to improving writing.


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