Writer Resources

General Resource

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) is an excellent wide-ranging resource to address many writing issues.

Style Guides and Tutorials

Style Guides and Tutorials – AP, APA, MLA, Chicago styles, and more

Additional Resources

Using the Library – Search and research topics with these links from the UWM Libraries Site:

Personal Statements – (from UWM Professor J. Puskar)

Personal Statements/Graduate School – (from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

Artist Statements – (from UWM Professor Nathaniel Stern)

Writing in STEM Disciplines – (from Carnegie Mellon University’s Global Communication Center)

Writing Across Disciplines: “Department by Department Guide,” Marquette University – (Note: This Guide was created by and for Marquette University. While this guide is useful for discussion, UWM students should always give precedence to their UWM teachers’ assignments, instructions, and expectations.)

Useful Grammar and Writing Websites


Graduate Student Writers

  • Support Group for Dissertators and Thesis Writers – Contact JoAnne Graham, Ph.D., Norris Health Center, 414-229-7144 for more information.