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The University of Oklahoma
Writing Center
THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

Writing Papers and Essays

WC 545

Get Started!

To get started, take a look at the Outline Construction guide.

 

If you are writing a critique of another work, look at the Critique Guidelines.

 

If you are writing a research paper, start with the Research Paper guide and be sure to look at the guide on using Internet Sources. If it is a science research paper, read through the Scientific Thesis guide.  

 

Cite your work properly!

Improper citation is plagiarism. Read the guide on Avoiding Plagiarism to find out more. You'll want to use the Citation Guides to properly reference your work.

 

Revision Process

Once you've got your ideas started, it'll be time to start the revision process. Take a look at the Introduction and Conclusion Guides, as well as Thesis Statement and Topic Sentence Guides.