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https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/2/Purdue OWL's page on academic writing provides a detailed overview of the type of writing you may be required to do while in college and beyond.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/945/1/
This link contains sample papers for the most common citation styles.
http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/why-is-academic-writing-so-academic
The editorial offers contemporary commentary on the characteristics of academic writing.

https://student.unsw.edu.au/organising-your-ideas
This page provides nine tips to improve academic writing
http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/general
The University of Toronto's page on academic writing provides information on various facets of the writing process. From planning and organizing to defeating the writer's block, this website has it all.

http://slc.berkeley.edu/nine-basic-ways-improve-your-style-academic-writing

Auburn's Writing Center offers a unique perspective on academic writing through the use of blogs and other informational material. The resource section helps relate academic writing to everyday activities.
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/understanding-assignments/This resource is helpful in the early stages of the writing process. Understanding the assignment is essential to academic success.
http://libguides.usc.edu/writingguide/academicwritingThis guide discusses academic writing conventions. The "Problems with Opaque Writing"is particularly noteworthy.



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