Resources and tips for writing essays and papers for the Marine Corps University (MCU) degree-granting schools.
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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2013
A handbook for writers at every level--from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles.
A Writer's Reference
Call Number: PE1408 .H2778 2007
The new edition is available in a classic version that provides more help with academic writing, serves a wider range of multilingual students, and lends more support for college research — all in an quick-reference format.
Cite It Right
Call Number: PN171.F56 F69 2007
A guide to citing bibliographic data according to MLA, APA, and Chicago style guidelines also discusses how to conduct research while avoiding plagiarism.
Concise Rules of APA Style
Call Number: BF76.7 .C66 2010
This easy-to-use pocket guide, compiled from the sixth edition of the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association," provides complete guidance on the rules of style that are critical for clear communication.
The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Ed.
Call Number: Z253 .U69 2010
Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
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The Elements of Style
Call Number: PE1408 .S772 1979c
This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use "the little book" to make a big impact with writing.