Writer Resources

All-Purpose Resources

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 TutorialsAP, 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)

Artist Statements – (from UWM Professor Nathaniel Stern)

Writing Scientific Reports – (from The University of North Carolina atChapel Hill)

Highly Recommended – They Say, I SayThe Moves That Matter in Academic Writing by Gerald Graff & Cathy Birkenstein

Grammar and Writing Websites


Further Support

  • “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
  • Read&Write is a free software program that provides accessible literacy support tools. Installation and instructions are available on ARC’s Read&Write page. 

Graduate Student Writers