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DHS 340: Periodontics/Research and Writing: Writing Tips

Use these resources to help you as you do research and write papers.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Look under the "Student Resources" section of this site for good advice on avoiding plagiarism (taking credit for another person's work, or not giving them proper credit - even by accident!)

Basic Writing and Grammar Tips

These websites offer tips about how to fix basic writing problems - for example, how to use punctuation correctly, how to make sure your ideas are clear, and how to make sure your paper is well organized.

APA Style Examples

Visit the websites listed below to see examples of how to create citations within your paper and to create reference lists at the end of your paper.