Do you want to improve your writing? Have you been assigned a paper to write? Not sure where to start? This subject guide has what you need.
Last updated 06/01/2010
- A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
This seventh edition of Turabian's "Manual" is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined--while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.
- Cite right: a Quick Guide to Citation Styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More
In his bestselling guide, Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success, veteran teacher Charles Lipson brought welcome clarity to the principles of academic honesty as well as to the often murky issues surrounding plagiarism in the digital age. Thousands of students have turned to Lipson for no-nonsense advice on how to cite sour read more >>
- How to Write A Thesis
"How to Write a Thesis provides a down-to-earth guide to help students shape their theses. It offers valuable advice as well as practical tips and techniques, incorporating useful boxed summaries and checklists to help students stay on track or regain their way. The book is the culmination of many years of work with postgraduates and academics and covers all aspects of the research, writing and read more >>
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
This authoritative guide published by the Modern Language Association outlines how to document sources in a research paper using MLA style, for scholars and students at universities and secondary schools. It provides advice on all aspects of writing papers, from selecting a topic, the mechanics of writing, and plagiarism, to submitting the paper, abbreviations, and documenting a variety of s read more >>
- MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing
For more than half a century, the documentation style recommended by the Modern Language Association for scholarly manuscripts and student research papers has been widely adopted by academic journals, university and commercial presses, schools, college departments, and individual instructors. MLA style is used in humanities research throughout the United States and Canada and is recognized arou read more >>
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias.
The fifth edition of the "APA Manual" is a new and improved style manual for read more >>
- The Chicago Manual of Style
Long regarded as the essential reference for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers in any field, the new fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has been revised and updated with current style and writing in the electronic age, making it easier to use and more indispensable than ever.
- The Elements of Style
Every English-language writer knows Strunk and White's famous little writing manual, The Elements of Style. Many people between the ages of seventeen and seventy can recite the book's mantra - make every word tell - and still refer to their tattered grade school copy when in need of a hint on how to make a turn of phrase clearer, or a reminder on how to enliven prose with the active read more >>
- A+ Research & Writing Guide from Teen Space at Internet Public Library
This is a great multi-layered one stop guide to writing and research. The site invites you to click on the table of contents first, and we recommend that you do this. The links are very well organized, and include guides on how to do research in the library as well as online.
- Citation Style Guide Links from Georgia Tech Library
An organized set of links to general citation guides, specific online style guides (APA, MLA, etc.), and bibliographic management tools.
- University of Georgia Research Guide
This is a one stop research guide from the University of Georgia libraries. While book and article searching will point you toward the UGA catalog, you can make notes of useful titles and check the DCPL catalog. There are also useful web links, including a fast facts section for quick searching.
Not all information available on this subject is listed;
this is intended as a broad overview of this topic. Please ask at the
reference or circulation desk if you need help locating additional