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ID 201 Transition Success Evening & Online Programs: Week Six: Writing and Citing

This guide is designed to help transfer students make a successful transition to Limestone College.

OWL - Online Writing Lab at Limestone College

Online Writing Lab

The Limestone College Online Writing Lab (LC OWL) is the virtual extension of the Writing Center on the main campus. The LC OWL offers live peer tutorial sessions to all Online & Evening students. When you visit the LC OWL, you will engage in a real-time conversation with a writing tutor who will help you decide how to improve the writing assignment you are working to complete or revise. You will be able to talk with the tutor using your telephone, mobile phone, the microphone and speakers on your computer, or a chat function.

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MLA Style Tutorials

Modern Language Association (MLA) Style of Citation

The recommended style of citation used in the Arts and Humanities is the MLA style. This style is used when citing materials used in writing papers, journal reviews, and other assignments requiring documentation supporting your research.

Always check with your professor if you are unsure as to which style guide you should be using.

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Finish TILT

Finish TILT this week.  See Week Five for links to all TILT modules.

APA Style Tutorials

APA Style of Citation

Disciplines within the Social Sciences typically use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) as the preferred style of citation.  This style is used when citing materials, creating a bibliography or setting up the structure of a research paper for assignments. 

Always check with your professor if you are unsure as to which style guide you should be using.

Click to view the: APA STYLE TUTORIAL

A YouTube How-to Set up an APA paper using Microsoft Word created by "peakdavid" (9:32 minutes)

APA Research Paper Example

  • Kaplan University Writing Center:  An APA Packet providing step-by-step instructions for creating and formatting an APA paper.  Developed by June Stackhouse and Kate Di Santis of Kaplan University. 

 APA Formatting Tips

  • APA Header Formatting:  Provides step by step instructions for setting up headers and page numbers by OWL Purdue.
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