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IWU OCLS Tutorials: Accessing Academic Writer - OCLS Support


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I cannot log into Academic Writer.

Academic Writer cannot verify my subscription.


  • You cannot bookmark Academic Writer. 
  • You must log into Academic Writer through Brightspace Tools for Success! widget. 
  • Academic Writer is not compatible with Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge browsers.


This guide will walk you through the process of logging into Academic Writer if you are receiving the "Cannot Verify Subscription" error message. 


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