Chinese Students' Guide to Research and KU Libraries: Writing

This guide is designed to assist Chinese students with doing research and using KU Libraries.

Beginning the Writing Process

For Choosing a Topic, refer to The Research Process tab.

Before you begin writing, understand what plagiarism is and how to make citations from the tabs above. This will save you time and avoid plagiarism.

More Guides to Writing

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Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

OWL Online Writing Lab logo

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

Annotated Bibliography

Pre-Writing Outlines

Outline for Argumentative Essay

Filling out an outline before you begin writing will organize your ideas, assist in the research process, and save time and energy. It is also important to include opposing evidence/viewpoints and reinforce why those viewpoints are still incorrect when making an argument.

Assignment Planner

Assignment Planner
Do you struggle with deadlines?
The Assignment Planner provides a to-do list of steps to get your paper done on time after you enter the start and end dates.
It also provides links to resources provided by the KU Writing Center.