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Spring 2017

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Peer tutoring has ended for
the spring semester.

Study Groups @ the ARC

THU, 4/27: PHI-105 @ 7pm
(The computer lab will also
be open Thursday evening
until 9pm.)

SUN, 4/30: BIO-129 @ 6pm

Finals Week
The ARC professional staff will
be available to assist students
and the ARC computer lab
will be OPEN...

FRI, April 28: 9am - 3pm
MON, May 1: 9am - 4pm
TUE, May 2: 9am - 4pm
WED, May 3: 9am - 4pm


General Learning Strategies

Math & Science

Writing College Papers

Prep for GRE, LSAT, MCAT,

ARC Computer Lab Software
Documentation and Plagiarism

Writing successful college research papers is too hard to do without help.  There are too many variables, too many places to make mistakes.  Below are links to ARC handouts and to websites you will find invaluable as you continue through the process.  Don't procrastinate on research papers.  The staff at Bishop Hodges Library is ready to help you get started in locating sources.  And as always, ARC writing tutors are available to work with you on the form and documentation of any paper you're writing for any class at WJU.

Research and Documentation Online
Diana Hacker has published several of the very best, clearest reference texts on college writing currently available.  If you're serious about writing well in college and beyond, you should invest in A Writer's Reference or, if on a tighter budget, A Pocket Style Manual.  Use this link to her website for a thorough description of the basics of MLA, APA, and Chicago documentation styles.

Calvin College has created a citation engine that allows you to feed in pertinent data to create finished citations.  However, this resource should not be used in isolation, however tempting that might be!  Even they recommend a visit to Diana Hacker's website (see above) for details about the rationale for bibliographical form and how it all should look on the page -- and more important, how and when to use sources.

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