GenresA Guide for Writing Introduction Paragraphs for Academic Essays [PDF]
Explains the purpose of your essay’s introduction and provides an annotated example.
Annotated Bibliographies [PDF]
Includes examples of citations and annotations in both APA and MLA styles.
Article Review and Critique [PDF]
A guide to how, when, and why to review or critique in your academic writing.
How to write Memo [PDF]
Explains the purpose and format of a memo with annotated examples
Literature Reviews [PDF]
How to get started writing your review of literature; includes an annotated example.
Summarizing A Scholarly Journal Article [PDF]
A step-by-step guide to active reading to derive key points; includes an example of a summary written in a scholarly style.
The Research Paper [PDF]
The basics of writing a research paper with explanations of key terms and examples of the different parts of this type of academic writing.
The Essay Exam [PDF]
How to organize your time and ideas in essay exams; includes a guide to understanding key terms in exam instructions.
MethodsBias-Free Language in Academic Writing [PDF]
Understand the impact or words on your reader; includes categories and examples to illustrate key concepts.
Principles of Citation [PDF]
Understand why citations are a key element of academic writing; includes examples in MLA and APA format.
The Joy of Checks: The Timeless Art Of Revision [PDF]
Outlines a process for proofreading your own writing to ensure accuracy and focus.