Answered By: Rich Gause Last Updated: Jan 20, 2015 Views: 335
Neither the library nor the University Writing Center (UWC) provide this type of service, and we're unaware of any other campus office which does so.
As a college student you're responsible yourself for the quality of the work you submit.
University Writing Center consultants "can help you learn how to proofread your own work so that you can grow as a writer. The UWC does not write, grade, or proofread papers for you. Any changes are made with you and at your discretion."
Librarians can direct you to resources regarding grammar, writing, and citation style guides. The UCF Libraries subscribe to bibliographic citation management software (RefWorks and EndNote) which students can use to help organize their references and create bibliographies formatted according to MLA, APA, or other widely used citation styles.
See the Grammar & Writing guide for links to the following:
UCF University Writing Center provides helpful handouts on citations, proofreading, and grammar and punctuation, including: avoiding sexist language, bare minimum grammar, dashes & parentheses, five uncommonly serious mistakes, five easy comma rules, how to choose articles, the known-new contract, mastering prepositions, the paramedic method, passive voice Q&A, punctuation hierarchies & sentence patterns, and the semi-colon
InfoWrite (Gale Cengage Learning)
(NOTE: The UCF Library provides access to many InfoTrac databases)
- Research and the Research Paper
- The Writing Process
- Special Kinds of Writing
- Modes of Expression
- Critical Thinking
- Blue Book of Grammar & Punctuation
- Common Errors in English
- The Elements of Style
- Guide to Grammar & Writing
- LEO: Literacy Education Online
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
- Punctuation Made Simple
- Purdue OWL
- Writing Guidelines for Engineering & Science Students