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*Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

This guide highlights resources for WGSS.

Writing & Citing Resources

OSU's Writing Center Make an appointment or review their online help. 

Many sites can guide you in using MLA. Especially helpful is Purdue's OWL site.

Plagiarism? It's Your Call: Can you cite correctly? Take the quiz and find out!
Original from Western Michigan University's SearchPath tutorial, this version from Lesley U.

Check out these suggestions for determining if your journal article or book is scholarly.

Not all but many journal articles have a similar structure. Understanding this structure may facilitate your understanding, interpretation and analysis of the author(s)' writing. This web site details a common structure that authors use:

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WIC Survival Guide

Are you enrolled in a Writing Intensive Course (i.e, WS 460) and looking for help? The WIC Curriculum Program has created a Writing Intensive Survival Guide. It has links to departmental writing guides, suggestions on how to start your research, draft your paper and get help with citations.