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WriteAway Get free, online writing help from professional writing tutors. Submit your writing assignment and receive feedback in 2-3 days that will help you improve your writing skills.
AskAway Get real-time help with research, citations, using the library, finding materials, evaluating sources, journal databases, and more!
Writer's Task List Excellent resources on stages of the writing process and various writing assignments from Purdue's Online Writing Lab.
Write Online Academic writing guide for case study reports, lab reports, literature reviews and reflective writing. Provides background information, tips for planning and researching, and revising. Includes sample papers with feedback.
Understanding Assignments This website will help you understand how to write an effective response to a variety of assignments.
Citation Guide VCC Library's quick guides for citation styles including APA, MLA, Harvard Style, Vancouver Style and ASA.
Plagiarism Tutorial Interactive tutorial on understanding plagiarism, preventing it (paraphrasing), and citing sources.
ProQuest Research Companion Free to VCC students, ProQuest Research Companion guides you through the research process of finding information, evaluating information, and using information (writing, plagiarism, revising)