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Citing and Writing

Performing solid research and allowing it to inform, shape, and support your own ideas are important aspects of college-level thinking and learning; but it’s not always easy to give credit where credit is due, and effectively integrating information from your sources into your own writing can be a challenge.

Plenty of assistance is available, though. Use the links below to learn more about resources that can help you cite, write, and succeed.

How to Cite

  • NoodleTools is a fill-in-the-blank MLA and APA citation builder. You need to register your username and password while on campus in a student lab, not on the wireless service. Thereafter, you can access this resource from any location.
  • UW-Madison Writers Manual is an online resource with easy-to-use information illustrating a variety of citation styles, including: MLA, APA, Chicago, CBE, APSC, and more.

How to Write

  • The Writing Pad (UWFox’s Writing Center) is located in 1813 and provides one-to-one assistance with any writing-related assignments or projects.
  • Online Writing Lab (OWL) allows you to email your paper and receive feedback from student tutors. Please submit at least 3 days ahead of time.