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Writing & Reading Assistance

The Writing Center at Avila University:

The Writing Center is located in the Learning Commons and Hooley Bundschu Library.  The Writing Center offers walk-in assistance as well as convenient appointments. There is no limit on how many times you can visit us, so come see what we can do for you!  For appointment times, visit The Writing Center.

Try these helpful links for additional writing assistance:

Grammar and Style Guides for Writers
Provides links to style guides, grammar guides, and information on citing sources.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
The Purdue University Writing Lab was one of the first writing labs to go online, and it remains one of the best websites for college level writing. This online writing lab (OWL) contains excellent handouts on a multitude of topics and links to other high quality OWL’s. You should spend a little time surfing this site to see all it has to offer.

http://write.siu.edu/resources/handouts.html
Southern University of Illinois at Carbondale sponsors this OWL which contains very helpful handouts, as well as information and links to less popular styles such as Turabian and Chicago.

http://www.jccc.edu/student-resources/tutors-accessibility/writing-center/grammar-handouts.html
The Writing Center site at Johnson County Community College has links to many handouts on grammar, style, and writing a bibliography. Look in the gray bar on the left side of the site under student resources.


MLA RESOURCES


http://citationmachine.net/
This site has you enter the necessary information for citing resources and then puts the information in the appropriate order for proper citation.

http://www.easybib.com
This site creates a Works Cited instantly. All you need is the appropriate information!

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