Writing Resources

The following links are provided to assist students in obtaining a better understanding of research and documentation to help avoid the academic pitfalls of academic dishonesty in the form of plagiarism. Additionally, links are included to aid students in proper citation of sources used within a research paper.

Writing Lab resources are available to all students by contacting Natasha Ramsey, Coordinator of the Student Development Center, at nramsey@midway.edu or (859) 846-6227.

Recommended Writing Manuals and Guides

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, second printing.APA, 6th ed. has been adopted as the official citation style of Midway College.
The St. Martin's Handbook

APA Formatting and Style Guide

APA Style Guide from The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Citation Machine A free citation generator, but be sure to check against APA manual for accuracy.
Printable APA Cheat Sheet from Kent State University

Online Writing Help

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OWL, The Purdue Online Writing Lab
Research and Documentation Online by Diana Hacker

Sample APA Papers

From The OWL at Purdue

Additional Resources

Assignments and Rubrics Tips
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
Midway College Library
Netiquette: Guidelines for Electronic Communication

Writing Workshop Webinar--Paraphrasing, Writing the Introduction, and Peer Review

View webinar. Webinar requires the GoToMeeting codec;click here to download.
Writing a Stellar Introduction PPT from the webinar.
Importance of Peer Review PPT from the webinar.
APA PPT from the webinar.