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Help with Formatting Papers

Digital writing softwares, like Google Docs and Microsoft Word, are widely utilized and incredibly helpful if you know how to use them. However, the options and tools that are available are endless, always changing, and your options differ based on which program you are using. So the Writing Center put together this compilation of beginner’s guides on navigating the most common writing softwares for improving your fluency on common essay formatting, learning to navigate more advanced settings for formal citations, and other helpful skills you can keep in your back pocket!

-Basics for essay formatting in Google Docs:

-Basics for essay formatting in Microsoft Word:

-Advanced guidelines for settings and options in Google Docs:

-Advanced guidelines for settings and options in Microsoft Word:

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for in the references provided or feel you may require additional support, make an appointment with the Digital Knowledge Center on EAB Navigate to get their insight and recommendations!


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