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Useful Links For Student Writers

Everything you need to know about citing sources
can be found at Research and Documentation Online:
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/resdoc5e/

Tips on proper paraphrasing and attribution
are offered by the UCSD Library's "Preventing Plagiarism" tutorial:
http://libraries.ucsd.edu/locations/sshl/guides/preventing-plagiarism/index.html

You can find information on our university's academic honesty policies
at the UCSD Academic Integrity Office's website:
http://students.ucsd.edu/academics/academic-integrity/index.html

Handouts on everything from using semi-colons to writing an anthropology paper
are available from the Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill:
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/

For more advice on academic writing, including specific types of assignments,
see the University of Toronto's Writing Resources:
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice

Additional guidelines for academic writing
are provided by the Swarthmore College Writing Center:
http://www.swarthmore.edu/academics/writing-program/student-resources.xml

Examples of excellent student papers from across the disciplines
are featured on the Yale Writing Center website:
http://writing.yalecollege.yale.edu/model-papers-disciplines

For help writing lab reports,
go to North Carolina State University's LabWrite:
http://www.ncsu.edu/labwrite/

For general assistance geared towards non-native speakers of English,
check out Dave's ESL Café:
http://www.eslcafe.com/students/

To practice your grammar skills, try the interactive exercises
on the English Forum's website:
http://www.englishforum.com/00/interactive/

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9500 Gilman Dr., # 0301
La Jolla, CA 92093-0301

Writing Center Office:
127 Mandeville

Campus mail code: 0301
Telephone: 858-534-4911
writingcenter@ucsd.edu

Writing Center Director:
Madeleine Picciotto

Office: 124 Mandeville
Campus mail code: 0301
Telephone: 858-534-1384
mpicciotto@ucsd.edu

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Appointments 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Drop-ins 3:30 pm-5:30 pm
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