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Citation & Writing Guide: Grammar Help

This Guide is intended to help students with various aspects of the general writing process from citation and formatting in both APA and MLA , Grammar, Plagiarism.



Foundational and Technical Skills Guide

Boost Your Writing Skills

Are you looking for more writing help and practice? 

Sign-up (free through the library) for a Gale Presents: Peterson's Test & Career Prep account to access a number of great tutorials that can help you improve your writing skills. Your free account will allow you to track your progress and save where you left off. 

  1. Instructions for creating a personal account
  2. English & Writing Tutorials

EGCC Writing Center

Located in room 2003 on the Steubenville Campus and room C101 on the Youngstown Campus, the Writing Center puts students together with tutors for help with writing papers, proofreading, research, documentation, and basic word processing. This is a walk-in service; appointments are not required. Students may bring their works-in-progress to the Writing Center for help during posted hours.

For more information, please visit their website

Contact the EGCC Tutoring department via email at or by phone at 740-266-9771

Word Count, a General Idea

You are asked to write a paper with a certain amount of words and are scared because 100, 150 or even 200 words sound daunting.  This gives you an idea of approximately how many words those truly are.  (Most if not all resources outside the library.)