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Virtual Writing Center

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What Can a Virtual Writing Center Librarian Do For Me?

What can a Virtual Writing Center librarian do for me?

  • Help you correct your citations (APA or MLA style)
  • Identify sources for your research papers
  • Develop effective searches in the databases, catalog, and open web
  • Help with annotated bibliographies 

Why meet in the Virtual Writing Center?

  • You can upload and share your assignment with a librarian
  • You and the librarian can make real time corrections to your uploaded assignment
  • You can share screens with the librarian and she can guide you through database searching
  • You can save the notes and images generated during the session

How do I make an Appointment?

1, 2, 3...It's easy!

  1. Log in to Canvas
  2. Enroll in the Virtual Writing Center
  3. Access the Virtual Writing Center Canvas course and book an appointment!

Learn more about enrolling in the VWC.

No time to make an appointment?

For on-the-spot help, request a Zoom meeting during drop-in hours.

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