OWL Handouts

The following PDF handouts are for both student and faculty use. Please email us with any questions or suggestions for handout topics. Not finding the handout you're looking for? There are more handouts over at the Writing Center

Using Writing Support Services

OWL Submission Tips for Capstone Students

Using Feedback to Improve Writing

Sample OWL Feedback

The Writing Process

Steps Toward Successful Writing, in College and Beyond

Prewriting and Brainstorming

Getting Started and Cleaning Up

Time Management for Paper Writing

Thesis Statements

Organizing Your Paper with a Thesis

Structure, Flow, and Style

Write with Confidence

Paragraphing

Transitions

Using Sources

Beginning the Research

Integrating Sources

Formatting, Style, and Documentation

APA Checklist

MLA Checklist

Mechanics

From the APA Style Blog, Table of Common Latin Abbreviations