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ENGL 202C: Effective Writing: Technical Writing

Professors Das and Latterell


Use the MLA Handbook (Ninth Edition).

  • The print manual is located in the general collection (stacks) using the Call # LB2369.M52 2021

Use the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). 7th edition.

  • The print manual is located in the general collection (stacks) of the library using the Call # BF76.7.P83 2020

Use the electronic Citations and Writing Guides:

Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing

  • Quoting
    • When you use the author's exact words. Use " " to show that this is a quote. Quote only when necessary.
  • Paraphrasing
    • When you write in your own words what you read.  
  • Summarizing
    • Like paraphrasing, but the idea you are writing is general and brief.

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