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Cracking the Code Series

Uncovering the Mysteries of Reading College Textbooks Presentation and Handout

Solving the Textbook Puzzle Presentation and Handout

Deciphering College Vocabulary Presentation

English 440/250 Portfolio Series

Cover Letters for Portfolio Presentation; Cover Letter Format; Cover Letter Activity

Critical Reading for an In-Class Essay Presentation and Sample Reading: American Men Don't Cry (summary)

Preparing for an In-class Essay Presentation and Sample Reading: American Men Don't Cry (annotated)

Revising your Essay Presentation and Handout

Getting Started Series

Effective Study Skills Presentation and Handout

Formatting an MLA Document in MS Word Presentation and Handout

Get Organized Presentation and Agenda Handout; My Week at a Glance Handout

Meet the Writing Center

Note-taking Strategies Presentation

Using the tools of MS Word Presentation and Handout

Moving Forward Series

Personal Statement for UC Application Presentation

Writing A Cover Letter

Ready to Proofread? Series

 

Research Series

Finding Sources

Evaluating Sources

Understanding Academic Articles

Integrating Sources

APA Documentation

MLA Documentation

Go to Gavilan College Library

Start at the Gavilan College Library for all your research needs.

Purdue OWL

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue is a great source for all kinds of online writing help. Here you can find current MLA and APA Style Guides, examples of resumes, and other valuable materials.

The Writing Center of Capital College (features a bank of common grammar questions & answers)

 

Junket Studies Tutoring (with a list of 11 simple writing rules)

Writing Center of Amherst College (help for writers who feel stuck)

Study Habits (tutorials and study guides for writers)

 

Tips for Sessions in the Writing Center

 

 

Drop-In Hours

Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

 
Drop by room 120 in the library building or call (408) 848-4811 to make an appointment.

Last modified: April 17, 2014
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