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What a student does...
What an OCLS librarian does...
Step One - Learn APA & Academic Writer
Step Two - Format Review
Use the OCLS Format Review as you start to learn APA Style and Academic Writer.
Reviews your APA Style format (Title Page, In-text Citations, APA Headings, Tables, Figures, and Reference list).
Notes the APA errors and how to fix them.
We do not correct the APA for you.
Step Three - Correct the Paper
Reads and reviews the librarian’s feedback and corrects the paper.
Uses feedback to learn APA and apply it to future papers.
Step Four - Keep Learning APA
Use Format Reviews for your first few courses.
As you learn APA Style and Academic Writer, you will be ready to write without a review.
OCLS reviews final papers only.
We do not review group projects.
We do not review discussion board posts, journals, reflections, or similar assignments.
Doctoral Students (DBA, DMIN, DNP, DOL, EdD): We only review papers for 700-level (first-year) courses. For information on dissertation reviews, please . email OCLS
We only review APA Style elements: Title Page, In-Text Citations, APA Headings, Tables or Figures, and References list.
We a same-day review. do not guarantee
For APA Reviews, please allow a for OCLS to finish your Format Review. minimum of two (2) business days (not including weekends or holidays)
Graduate (Master and Doctoral) papers, will require additional time for review.
Auditing Dissertations, Applied Doctoral projects, Capstone Papers, and similar documents require a . minimum of four (4) weeks (not including weekends or holidays)
Fill out the Paper Review form to request a review.
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