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High School Writing

University/College Writing

General Writing Resources

Additional Writing Tips

These links have great tips for becoming a better writer. 

A Guide to Becoming a Better Writer: 15 Practical Tips - This link covers some basic creative writing tips that can transfer to academic writing.

7 Pain-Free Ways to Become a Better Writer, Starting Today - This link provides great tips for academic writing.

25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer - This links has quotes from great writers on how to become a great writer yourself!


There's several citation styles. The following are resources for the most popular ways to cite.








Citation Software

Why type out your bibliographies manually when using software can do the majority of the work for you! Try out these programs and find which one works for you.


  • Mendeley - this bibliographic software has a limited free version and includes useful plugins.

  • Zotero - this free and easy-to-use software has web browser plugins and a great user interface.