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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.
Writing Guides in the Library
The A-Z of Medical Writing by
Publication Date: 2000
Provides concise, practical information about how to tackle any form of writing required of health care professionals.
How to Write a Paper, 3e by
Publication Date: 2003
Covers topics such as the structure of a scientific paper, introductions, methods, results, discussions, titles, how to write a letter, the role of the editor, how to write an abstract for a scientific meeting, and the role of the manuscript successor.
How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper, 3e by
Call Number: T11 .G86 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Helps both first-time writers and more experienced authors to present their results more effectively. Expanded to include advice on drawing graphs, and information about Open Access publishing. Includes before-and-after examples to demonstrate good and bad writing styles.