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Writing Resources

LCC Resources | Websites about Writing | Generating Ideas | Outlines | Drafting and Revising | Editing and Proofreading | Research | Documentation | Writing by Discipline

LCC Resources

Library Catalog
http://fish.lcc.edu/

Research Databases
/library/find-articles/alphadb.aspx

Tutoring Services
/tutorial/

The Writing Center
/lsd/writingcenter/

 

Websites about Writing

The Process of Essay Writing, James Cook University (illustrated)
http://www.jcu.edu.au/studying/services/studyskills/essay/index.html


The Online Writing Lab, Purdue University
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Writing in College, University of Chicago
http://writing-program.uchicago.edu/resources/collegewriting/index.htm

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Generating Ideas

Brainstorming techniques
http://www.swc.utexas.edu/samples/writingprocess/brainstorm.shtml

Freewriting (interactive with timer)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/brainstorm_freewrite.htm

Illustrations of clustering (AKA idea webs, conceptual maps)


Outlines

Preparing and Using Outlines (working vs. final outline)
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/outlines.shtml

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Drafting and Revising

About first drafts by writer Anne Lamot
http://www.writingcenter.emory.edu/bird.html

Giving and Receiving Peer Responses
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/sensen/part3/sixteen/techniques_peer.html

Questions for Review
http://www.temple.edu/writingctr/student_resources/revision_questions.htm

Revising from a Teacher's Comments
http://www.temple.edu/writingctr/student_resources/teacher_comments.html

Tips on revising and multiple drafts
http://www.csu.edu.au/division/studserv/study/write-09.htm

What revising is
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/revision.html

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Editing and Proofreading

The Editing Process
http://www.powa.org/edit/

General Strategies for Editing and Proofreading
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/acadwrite/genproofed.html

Proofreading
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/proofread.html


Research

Evaluating online documents
http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/10.2/binder.html?praxis/ridolfo/index.html

Reading primary and secondary sources (select links from the left column)
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/WritingGuides/

Steps to Writing a Research Paper (UCLA library)
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/help/writingguide.htm

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Documentation

Overviews

APA Style

Chicago Style

MLA

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Writing by Discipline

Business or Technical Writing

History
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/WritingGuides/

Psychology
http://webpub.alleg.edu/dept/psych/Writing.html

Rhetoric
http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/

Sociology
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/sociology.html

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Tutoring Services at Lansing Community College

The Learning Commons
Arts & Sciences Room 1313
Phone: (517) 483-1206
Fax: (517) 483-1222
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