Student Resources

Student Resources

The Writing Center is available free to EOU students from every discipline and every course level. We offer writing support for all on-campus, online, or on-site students.

Writing Help

Purdue OWL

Myths and Truths About Writing:  Read what famous writers have to say about writing as a difficult and complicated process.

Learning Strategies

Writing Guides

Grammar Rules

Dashes & Hyphens (Writing Center at University of Maryland)

Academic Paper Templates

Peer Review

Handouts, Videos, and Audio Broadcasts on Writing and Speaking (University Writing Center, Texas A&M)

Writing Commons: “A global, worldwide resource, students consult Writing Commons to learn about writing processes, rhetoric, genre, research methods and methodologies, peer review, style–and just anything else related to Writing Studies.”

PEE – an Essay-Writing Technique

Research and Documentation

Research and Documentation Online 5th Ed. (provides MLA, APA, CMS, and CSE guidance)

EOU Pierce Library

Son of Citation Machine

Paper Format for APA, MLA, and CMS Style (Videos)

APA Format Setup in Word 2010

MLA Format Setup in Word 2010

Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) Formatting (Word 2007 & 2010)

Reading to Write

Annotating Texts: Some Suggestions (with Pictures!)

Job Documents

Resume Action Verbs (Boston College)

“Why I Tossed Your Resume” (Brent Miller, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Resumes & Letters (


Academic Honesty Self-Test (Pomona College; posted with permission): Question #5 is specific to Pomona College’s policy. Either research the answer on Pomona’s site or guess, and go on with the test.

WSU Plagiarism Information Site: Students may be particularly interested in the pages titled “What is it?” and “How to Avoid It.”

Writing in Dental Hygiene

Research Guide (University of Michigan)

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