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Citation and Research Help

The Purdue OWL

The Purdue Owl is an online writing lab that accessible and is easy to use for many writing needs. It offers formatting guides for MLA citations and APA citations, MLA sample papers, APA sample papers, pre-writing questions, and many useful handouts and explanations for grammar troubleshooting.

Norton MLA 8 Supplemental Guide

This guide coincides with many courses offered at Daytona State College and provides a detailed look into the Modern Language Association's newest 8th edition update.

DSC Library

Students who attend Daytona State College have complete access to an online database for course research and available help from the DSC Library. The InfoGuides and Handouts offer tutorials and plenty of resources for academic research and technology assistance.

Language Concerns

Visuwords Dictionary

An online graphical dictionary: "Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate."

Oxford Advanced American Learner's Dictionary

This online dictionary is great for learners of American English: type in a word to find not only a definition, but also similar words and meanings, usage examples, pronunciation, and more.

Ask Betty: Grammar in College Writing

Browse different concerns of college writers, including: active/passive voice, cohesion, dangling modifiers, integrating quotations, sentence structure and punctuation, pronouns, style, verb tenses, tone, and word use.

Typing Tutorials

Big Brown Bear Typing Tutorial

This typing tutorial emphasizes using correct finger placement to improve touch-typing skills. Each level must be mastered before advancing to the next.

Typing Games

Watch tutorials from Sens-Lang, practice typing letters, symbols, or numbers, play games, or test your words-per-minute rate.

Keyboard Shortcuts

This handout is a list of basic keyboard shortcuts to perform tasks like copy, paste, select text, change font attributes, etc.

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