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Mobile Writing Center
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Writing Resources for ESL Students
This guide provides information on the MSU Writing Center, a list of writing handbooks for ESL students, and resources for citing your sources.
View a guide to citing sources, including how to use the most commonly used citation styles (APA, MLA, and Chicago).