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Welcome to the Writing Center   Tags: llc  

The Writing Center is your destination for getting help with writing assignments for all of your MJC classes
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015 URL: Print Guide
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Meet with a Tutor

Students are welcome to make an appointment or drop-in to see a tutor.  

Call or visit the Library & Learning Centers to schedule your appointment or drop in to see if a tutor is available.


East Campus (L&LC East)


West Campus (Yosemite 235)



Workshops Calendar

There's no need for you to struggle on your own. Join us for one of our hands-on workshops. No need to sign up. Just show up at the time and location shown for the event and we'll work together.


What is the Writing Center?

Writing Center

The Writing Center is the part of the Library & Learning Center where students can get help with all aspects of the writing process.

What You Can Expect From The Writing Center

You will work one-on-one with a trained tutor. Any currently-registered MJC student can make an appointment to work with a tutor on any aspect of writing including:

  • Understanding your assignment or research prompt

  • Brainstorming paper ideas

  • Discussing grammar

  • Learning to recognize errors in punctuation, and more

Trained tutors will help you with your writing but will not write your paper for you. They will empower you to be a more skillful writer.

Tools for Writers

  • Cite Your Sources
    Created by MJC Librarians, this guide provides in-depth instruction on formatting your paper, creating your bibliography, and writing in-text citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and other writing styles.
  • NoodleTools Express
    When you need one or two quick citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago style, simply generate them in NoodleTools Express then copy and paste what you need into your document. Note: Citations are not saved and cannot be exported to a word processor using NoodleTools Express. Includes CrossRef DOI lookup.
  • Citation Machine
    Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use.
  • Research and Citation Resources
    Get help from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue
  • Citation Management
    Citation management instructions from Cornell University. Choose the style you need
  • OWL Exercises
    Variety of writing exercises from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University

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