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We'll be BACK on site, but NOT just yet!

Check this site regularly for updates on what onsite services we are restoring.

LCR is part of the overall University of Calgary re-entry strategy. We are working to restore some essential services as quickly as possible in a way that is safe for you - our users- and our staff and in the context of the overall campus re-entry plan. We will continue to offer our suite of online services and will also be expanding access to online books and resources. Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Physical locations remain closed. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.

Writing Help

This guide contains writing resources and information for students.

Getting Started

Academic writing refers to the style of expression used to write for academic purposes, and includes essays, literature reviews, and reports. It often contains:

  • A thesis or guiding hypothesis
  • Clear writing style
  • Organized structure, with clear introductions and conclusions
  • Well-supported writing using citations and references

If in doubt about your assignment, the best place to ask first is your TA, instructor or professor. 

The Library and the Student Success Centre have many resources to help you with your writing. The handouts below will help you get started.

Essays

Assignment Tracker

Looking for a tool to help organize your assignment schedule? 

The Assignment Tracker allows you to plan out your paper or project, showing estimated timeframes and resources to help you through the process.

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