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SOCI 3311: Social Statistics

Help on Campus

Free writing assistance is available at the Center for Writing and Communication.  Stop by to get feedback on any writing assignment for any class.  Be sure to bring a research paper, essay, or essay exam *and* the original assignment sheet with you. Schedule an appointment or just come on by (Library Learning Commons).   

Contact the Educational Support Program for information on tutors.


A few tools...

Having trouble making sense of a journal article?  Break it down with a rhetorical precis!

University of Wisconsin's Writing Center: Writing a Research Paper

Helen Mongan-Rallis' Guidelines for Writing a Literature Review

Harvard: A Guide to Writing a Senior Thesis in Sociology

S. Joseph Levine: Writing and Presenting your Thesis or Dissertation

Trinity University: A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace

see your syllabus for more


RefWorks is an online tool available to students, faculty, and staff at the U of M.  Use it to store a list of references and sources for your papers and projects--it even includes links to articles and full-text content available through the Libraries.  Its "write-n-cite" feature helps you to format both in-text and reference list citations.

Set up a free account, view online tutorials, or come to McWherter for a free instruction session.