Writing

By Peg Boyle Single, Ph.D.

Even though Latin is considered a dead language (no country officially speaks it), its influence on other languages is significant.

The following guidelines are taken directly from "Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing" written by Miquel Roig from St.

Choose words with care and economy. Academic writers should take a lesson from Dr. Seuss' Horton the Elephant—say what you mean and mean what you say. Every sentence you write should mean something.

Why does the apostrophe, a tiny punctuation mark, cause such big headaches for writers? When you submit a thesis or dissertation to a professor or a

One of the most efficient ways to present a large amount of information to a reader is to collect it in a table.

An important part of conducting research is understanding the existing literature in your field.

As the semester winds down, you may find yourself gearing up for final research papers and projects. This is a good time for a refresher on avoiding plagiarism and being an ethical writer.

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