Free guidance from experienced student coaches on any writing project is available Sunday through Thursday from 8 to 10 pm in room 333, just beneath the Old Main Steeple in the English Department offices.
A rubric is a guide that provides teachers with information for improving a student’s product or project. A writing rubric allows a teacher to determine what areas a student needs help in to improve their writing skills.
A button box and link to MLC’s rubric is provided in the left column.
Find synonyms and word suggestions in this online searchable thesaurus that features 260,000 synonyms and cross-references in an easy-to-use format, succinct word definitions, and an innovative hyperlinked category index.
Currently, the library does not purchase citation software for our campus family. However, there are many products that are available for you to use online. Some require a purchase or fee, but many are free. Here is a list of the more popular citation software tools.
RefWorks: An annual license (12-month subscription) includes feature upgrades and online support.
EndNote: You can buy for personal use and offers a reduced price for students.
Bookends: A reference manager for Mac and iOS users. This is also a purchased product that has a reduced price for students.
Paperpile: Annual fee, built for Chrome & Google Apps.
DEVONthink: For those of you who use Mac running OS X 10.9 or later. Organize materials, manage data, and search your files.
A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers, 2017.
Chicago Manual of Style
The University of Chicago. Press.
Call Number: Z 253 .U69 1993
The SBL Handbook of Style
The essential style manual for writing and publishing in biblical studies and related fields.
Call Number: PN 147 .S26 2014
What is plagiarism? “Plagiarism is defined in dictionaries as the “wrongful appropriation,” “close imitation,” or “purloining and publication” of another author’s “language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions,” and the representation of them as one’s own original work.” From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.