As students themselves, paper readers and tutors know firsthand how hard it can be to consistently produce quality written work, but they also know how satisfying it can be to communicate ideas effectively.
The Reading Lab is the first completely free, comprehensive, online open education resource for college-level reading.
Research papers are intended to demonstrate a student’s academic knowledge of a subject.
A proposal is a persuasive piece meant to convince its audience of the value of a research project.
Face-to-face paper readers, online-interactive paper readers, and OWL (Online Writing Lab) readers are available to help you with your papers from invention to completion.
Having trouble using commas and semicolons, choosing the right pronoun, or making your subjects and verbs agree? Writing Lab assistants are available to review the mechanics of writing with you and help you upgrade the quality of your papers before you submit them to your professors.In fact, the thesis statement in an analytical paper is often more fluid than the thesis in an argumentative paper.Here’s a tip: Although the research paper format is fairly standardized, writing guidelines may vary not only among academic institutions but also among individual professors.It also gives you practice in important academic skills such as: Disciplines vary in their ways of conducting research, in writing research papers, and in the form of the final copy.The Purdue OWL has a Complete Discipline Listing of style guide information, with links to useful resources under each discipline.The analytical research paper often begins with the student asking a question (a.k.a.a research question) on which he has taken no stance.Keep track of your reference materials so you can cite them and build your bibliography later.The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) and other university writing lab websites are excellent resources to help you understand what information you’ll need to collect to properly cite references.Paper readers won’t write your papers for you, but they will help you write them better.The UWF Writing Lab is staffed with undergraduate and graduate paper readers and tutors who are trained to assist their fellow students with content, manuscript formatting, documentation style, and the conventions of writing (grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.).