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For elevated language, FB M-W! October 6, 2010

Filed under: things that help writers — Mia Amélie @ 14:44 pm
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Open Writing Center appointments are as scarce as golden tickets lately.  As due dates approach and new assignments hit the table, WConline is accumulating more hits of its own as students check for that time-slot to go from baby blue to bright white. If you’re wait-listed and hoping for that opening notification, or if you’re abusing the refresh button, fingers crossed for new results, why not use that time waiting for the window to load as an opportunity to expand your vocabulary and improve your writing by logging on to… Facebook? (more…)

 

Cite this September 21, 2010

Filed under: things that help writers — Joe O. @ 15:09 pm
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One of the best online resources for writers I’ve come across recently is a website called BibMe. Using Bibme,  writers can craft bibliographies for their papers very quickly–and best of all–for free.  BibMe can even find the citation information for the book you’re citing (be careful to make sure you’re citing the correct edition). The site supports the following formats: MLA, APA, Chicago, and Tubarian. NB: the APA format style has not yet been updated to reflect the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association as of this posting.

 

 
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