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MLA Handbook, 9e by
Call Number: REFDESK LB2369 .M52 2021
Publication Date: 2021
Guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research. It then shows them how to cite sources in their writing and create useful entries for the works-cited list.
The St. Martin's Pocket Guide to Research and Documentation, 5e by
Call Number: REF Z710 .L86 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Includes annotated source maps that give step-by-step guidelines for citing print and electronic materials, advice on evaluating sources, tips for getting started on a research project, guidelines for avoiding plagiarism and for quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing sources, up-to-date documentation guidelines for MLA, Chicago, APA, CSE, and AIP styles, and sample student research writing in a variety of disciplines and documentation styles.
The Writing Center
The Writing Center
Penn College's Writing Center, located in ACC, Room 156, uses a process-centered approach to writing that promotes effective communication through individualized assistance in a supportive and creative environment. The Writing Center tutors, as well as faculty on occasion, are available to assist students with the development of a variety of writing assignments for all Penn College courses including course papers, lab reports, portfolio development, career writing (resume/cover letter), and capstone projects; all stages of the writing process, from initial idea development through drafts and revisions; and additional communication areas such as speech or reading for comprehension. Included are videos, PowerPoints, and mini guides for APA and MLA citation styles.