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Open Collection of Student Writing (OCSW)

Use and Citation

Filtering the Collection

You can search for artifacts in this collection by Area, Program, Type of Writing, Course Level, Year, and English-Speaking Nativeness.


Creative Commons Attribution

Student works in the SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing hold a Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial – No Derivatives 4.0 International License. This license lets others, with the appropriate attribution, reference the work without suggesting that the original author condones its use. No derivative work can be distributed, whether modified or not. The material found on the OCSW cannot be used for commercial purposes. Granting access other than the aforementioned attributions will be managed by the SLCC Writing Across the College director. Please see more information on Creative Commons licensing.


Citing the OCSW

The artifacts in the OCSW are written by undergraduate college students. This should be taken into consideration before using an OCSW artifact for research purposes.  If you choose to do so, you must cite the artifact and the OCSW appropriately.


Research & Scholarship Use

Scholars/researchers wishing to use multiple artifacts from the OCSW should contact the SLCC Writing Across the College director.

By accessing or using any part of this site, you agree to not download, copy, or otherwise plagiarize its contents in any way.

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