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Develop a research question
This guide shows you how to construct an effective research question
Waterloo Ready to Write
The Waterloo Ready to Write is designed to support first-year students in their online courses with writing assignments and other communication tasks.
General resources and reference guides
Assignment Planner which allows you to put in the start date and end date of your assignment deadline, provides you with steps to follow, and tells you how much time you should spend on each step.
Referencing and Research Skills
Academic scholarship involves properly acknowledging sources. It shows readers where your ideas came from, and gives them the details to find the source themselves. From the Office of Academic Integrity.
IEEE Style Citation: Quick Reference
This guide explains how to provide in-text citations and reference entries for common sources. Provided by the University of Waterloo Writing and Communications Centre
APA Style Citation: Quick Reference
This guide explains how to provide in-text citations and reference entries for common types of sources. Provided by the University of Waterloo, Writing and Communications Centre
Lab reports: tools and guides
Great books on writing for science