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Tips and help for reading (especially non-fiction) material for research papers.
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The Writing Center

Where is the Writing Center?

Scott Library

What are the Writing Center Hours?

Days    Hours
Mondays/Tuesdays  7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

How do I make an appointment?

Contact Sam Hale

E-mail: shale@dslcc.edu

*All e-mails must include a subject line, your name as it appears on VCCS records, your preferred name (if different from VCCS records), a greeting (Good morning, etc), your question/request (at least one complete sentence), and a signature (Sincerely, etc.)

 

Phone: 540-863-2903

Student Support Services

You might be eligible for additional student support under DSLCC's TRiO program

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Reading Strategies: A LibGuide

Does reading for research papers feel overwhelming? Use this handy LibGuide for practical tips! These strategies come from K. Hjortshoj's Transition to College Writing.

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Questions to Ask Before you Begin Reading

 

Reading Quick Tips

 

Source: Hjortshoj, K. (2009). Reading: How to stay on top of it. Becoming a predatory reader. In K.  Hjortshoj (Author) Transition to College Writing (2nd ed., pp. 32-33). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.

 

What Does Effective Reading Look Like in College?

Hjortsjoh, K. (2009). Reading: How to stay on top of it. In K. Hjortshoj (Author), The Transition to College Writing (2nd ed, p. 33). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.

 

Practice: An Example of Effective Reading for a Research Paper

 

Types of Reading Strategies

Source: Hjortshoj, K. (2009). Reading: How to stay on top of it. In K. Hjortshoj (Author) The Transition to College Writing (2nd ed., pp. 30-55). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.

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The Library: It's Where All the Cool Kids Hang Out!


Where is the Library?

Scott Hall

What are the Library's Hours?

Days Hours
Mondays 9 am - 9 pm
Tuesdays 9 am - 5 pm
Fridays 8 am - 4 pm

 

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