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 Visit the great sites below for interesting and different ways to improve your English writing skills.

Montgomery College Libraries Resources. Find information about General Citations or get access to dozens of Copyright-Friendly Resources. There's also a helpful tutorial about Academic Integrity & Avoiding Plagiarismnew window.

Purdue University links.  Find helpful handouts at Purdue University’s Online Writing Laboratorynew window.

Understanding & Preventing Plagiarism Guide. Find answers to all of your questions about what does and does not constitute plagiarism herenew window and herenew window.

Writing papers for Liberal Arts and Humanities courses (Modern Language Association [MLA] style).  Click here for a  guide to formatting papers for Liberal Arts and Humanities coursesnew window (for example, English and Philosophy).  This style manual gives samples of research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited pages.  For more resources, check out the MC Library's thorough MLA Guidenew window.

Writing papers for Social Science courses (American Psychological Association [APA] style).  Click here for a guide to formatting papers for Social Science Coursesnew window (for example, Political Science and Psychology). This style manual provides sample papers and formats for writing research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and Reference pages. For more resources, check out the MC Library's thorough APA Guidenew window

Writing papers for History courses (Chicago style). Click here for a guide to formatting papers for History coursesnew window.  This style manual gives samples of research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Bibliography pages.  

Writing papers for Science courses (Council of Science Editors [CSE] style). Click here for a guide to formatting papers for Science Coursesnew window (for example, Biology and Chemistry).  This style manual provides sample papers and formats for writing research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and Cited Reference pages.  

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