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Citation and Style Formatting Guidance from The Purdue Owl

The Purdue Owl offers free resources for Writing, Teaching, Research, Grammas, Style Guides, ESL, and Professinal Writing.

The Council of Science Editors Documentation Style - From UW-Madison's Writing Center

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) offers three systems of documentation. For a class paper, check to see if your instructor prefers one of these systems. For a journal article, check the journal's instructions to find out which system to use. 


You can use Zotero to manage and store research and also generate citations. Please double check the accuracy of any automatically generated sitations against the official guideliens for the style you are working in. 

Academic Integrity

This video explains the key terms and expectations of Academic Integrity for all members of the Doane Community

Cover Letters

View this guide, created by The Writing Center, offering guidelines on revising strong cover letters.

Topics by Major

Education Majors

  • These annotated example Praxis essays show students how high-scoring answers function and the moves they can try.
  • This outline shows one way to structure and practice responses to the argumentative essay on the Praxis test.
  • This guide provides the most common grammatical and punctuation issues tested on the Praxis. It includes definitions and explanations of the rules as well as examples or errors, with corrections.

Communication, Journalism and Media Majors

The Center for Disability Rights offers these guidelines for Disability and Journalism Writing.

Environmental Science Majors