Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) is an excellent wide-ranging resource to address many writing issues.
University of North Carolina’s Writing Center’s Tips and Tools is another excellent resource especially for writing in different fields.
Style Guides and Tutorials
Style Guides and Tutorials – AP, APA, MLA, Chicago styles, and more
Using the Library – Search and research topics with these links from the UWM Libraries Site:
- Information Literacy Tutorial – Guides on how to choose and locate appropriate sources
- English 102: Library Research Module – Research tools for English 102 students
- UWM Research & Course Guides – Library Resources for individual UWM Courses
Personal Statements – (from UWM Professor J. Puskar)
Personal Statements/Graduate School – (from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Artist Statements – (from UWM Professor Nathaniel Stern)
Writing Scientific Reports – (Handout from Carnegie Mellon University)
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.)
Grammar and Writing Websites
- Grammar Exercises – (from the Purdue OWL)
- Grammar Bytes – (from Robin L. Simmons, Valencia Community College)
- Using the Singular “They” – IWCA Position Statement
- Citation Styles and Avoiding Plagiarism – Includes information on when to cite sources (from UWM Libraries)
- UWM’s Academic Misconduct Policies – Includes information on plagiarism
- Questions about Plagiarism – Includes explanations of why, when, and how to use sources (from University of Auckland
- Avoiding Plagiarism – Includes what plagiarism is and how to avoid it (from the Purdue OWL)
- What is Plagiarism? – How to recognize plagiarism (from Indiana University of Bloomington School of Education)
- “Let’s Talk” is a program that provides brief, walk-in consultations for UWM students with counselors from the Norris Health Center. It is free and no appointment is necessary.
- Support Group for Dissertators and Thesis Writers – Contact JoAnne Graham, Ph.D., Norris Health Center, 414-229-5144
Graduate Student Writers
- Strategies for Graduate Writers and Others Working on Long Papers – Helpful guidelines so you can plan accordingly and make the best use of your session
- UWM Graduate School Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Format Requirements
- Curriculum Vitae and Related Topics – University of Virginia
- Support Group for Dissertators and Thesis Writers – Contact JoAnne Graham, Ph.D., Norris Health Center, 414-229-7144 for more information.