Self-guided Resources for Students

Whether you want to get started on a project on your own or you need assistance during off hours, CxC has you covered. Check out the resources below to help you achieve your communication goals.

Looking for one-on-one support? Schedule an appointment with one of CxC's communication mentors to receive feedback on communication projects including research papers, presentation visuals, speech delivery and more. All appointments are available via Zoom or by uploading your work for asynchronous feedback at no charge.

Need assistance with your research? LSU Libraries has a staff of experts whose job is to help students and faculty with their research at any stage. We have at least one full-time librarian who is an expert in your major and who can help you throughout the research process. Book a research consultation at this link:

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illustration of a person sitting in front of annotated textDevelop Your Writing Skills

Not sure where to start?

Free tools

  • Purdue OWL offers info on citations guides and offers quick tips on different aspects of writing
  • Just need a grammar check? Try Grammarly (browser plug-in to help with spelling, punctuation and grammar)
  • Learn about the types of Citation Management Software available to LSU students and how to use it from the LSU Libraries





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Not sure where to start?

Working on a poster? 

Visual Communication Basics







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Recording Audio

Recording a podcast or voiceover? Start with this three-part series.