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Trouble with this page? Office of the Provost. Basic Rules Reference List: Articles in Periodicals Reference List: Other Print Sources Reference List: Electronic Sources Reference List: Organization and Structure Graduate Writing Workshops: Introductions Graduate Writing Workshops: Literature Reviews Graduate Writing Workshops: Style Graduate Writing Workshops: Editing and Proofreading Graduate Writing Workshops: Copyright and Plagiarism Collaborative Authorship Handout: Teachers will find more classroom resources under OWL Exercises that provide practice in grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure and style, paraphrasing, and writing numbers.

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