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Newspaper Assignment


How to Write a Summery
Source: University of Deleware Writing Center

How to Write a Summary--with Example
Source: San Diego State University


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An online tool that helps you collect citation information, keep track of your sources, and, when you are ready, generate a polished MLA Works Cited page. You must create an individual account (free) to access all features.


MLA Handbook

Located on 1st floor reference
PE1478.G44 M5



WOU Writing Center
The Writing Center is the only service unit on campus specifically designed to promote your development and success as a college writer. The consultant team is available to assist you both in person and online with writing projects for any course and any level of instruction.



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