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Finding Your Style: The Reasoning Behind Common Citation Styles

By Ellen Israel Deciding on a citation style can be overwhelming. There are so many to choose from, and to make things worse, each one comes with a complex set of rules and idiosyncrasies. It would be much easier if … Continue reading

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In-Text Citation Styles

By Dawson Drake Citing sources is a crucial part of academic writing and serves the purpose of giving legitimacy to your argument. Different formatting styles grant us as writers a variety of ways to express our sources of information. The … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Challenges of Referencing Sources within Other Sources

By Jann Harris One of the biggest mistakes we make as college writers is not differentiating between our source materials and their sources. We tend to think the writer of the text we are reading as authoring all the ideas contained … Continue reading

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Writing in a Digital Age: Social Media Citations

By Lindsy Sullivan #Hello, fellow writers! As you probably know, lots of interesting tidbits exist on the internet—cat videos, Buzzfeed recipes, makeup tutorials, etc., but perhaps the most popular internet feature is social media. New social media sites emerge constantly, … Continue reading

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This Blog was Written for Science: Formatting Scientific Writing

by Brittney Osborn I often find myself working with students who are frustrated by the formatting of scientific writing assignments. The idea of using past tense and passive voice can be a challenge, as can adhering to CSE or APA … Continue reading

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