Graduate Writing Resources
This page is designed to help graduate students in the process of writing dissertations, articles, theses, grant proposals, and prospectuses. In addition, there are links available to assist students with citations, grammar and punctuation, style, and ways to avoid plagiarism.
Online Writing Labs and Guides
- Jack Lynch: Guide to Grammar and Style
- LEO (Literacy Education Online): The Write Place Catalogue
- Old Dominion University College of Arts & Letters
- Purdue University OWL Online Writing Lab
- University of North Carolina Writing Center-Grant Proposals (or Give me the Money)
- The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin-Madison Writers Workshop and Grammar Handbook
Politics and the English Language
George Orwell's classic essay on writing
Writing your First Scholarly Article
by Scott Nicholson (Although the article is directed to librarianship scholarly writers, it contains information that proves useful to writing in all fields of study.)
- Chicago Style
- MLA (Modern Language Association)
- Modern Humanities Research Association
- (Manual can be downloaded for free)
- ACS (American Chemical Society)
- AMA (American Medical Association)
- CSE (Council of Science Editors)
- ASA (American Sociological Association)
- AAA (American Anthropological Association)
- APSA (American Political Science Association)
- APA (American Psychological Association)
- Chicago Style
Hours of operation
Mondays 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesdays 11:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursdays 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Writing Center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all University holidays.
Appointments for graduate students are available and must be made in advance.
For further information or to make an appointment call (313) 577-2544.