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Writing Resources

This guide contains all of the ASC's writing resources. If you do not see a topic, suggest it through the suggestion box on the Writing home page.

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Helpful Tutorials

Basic Paper Setup

Learn how to set up an APA Style paper, including the font, line spacing, margins, paragraph indentation and alignment, and page header.

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How to Find Reliable Sources

Learn how to find reliable sources to use in your academic papers, including how to search for sources, evaluate sources, and organize sources with a reference management system.

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The Rules of Evidence in Science

Learn how to understand whether claims of truth are valid, including ways of understanding truth, using the scientific method, and critically evaluate research methods and conclusions. This is the first video in the Introduction to Research series.

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Types of Student Papers

Learn about common types of student papers that use APA Style, including annotated bibliographies; cause-and-effect, comparative, expository, narrative, and persuasive essays; response and reaction papers; and dissertations and theses.

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