This page provides useful links to resources for writing style, citation, and organization. This page is specifically geared towards graduate level writing.
Web Resources: Offer a variety of materials to aid students in structuring, writing, and researching different kinds of papers and writing assignments.
Organizing & Citing Your Sources: contains links to RefWorks citation management and MLA style guides.
Additional Resources: Provides resources that will aid students in understanding and avoiding plagiarism, and understanding the difference between online resources such as Google and Wikipedia and the databases available through their library.
Web Resources for Writing
Organizing & Citing Your Sources
Organizing Your Sources
Never type a bibliography again! RefWorks
will help you easily gather, manage, and store bibliographic citations for all types of information, as well as generate footnotes and bibliographies.
to view a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a RefWorks account.
MLA Style Guide
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University
houses writing resources and instructional material, and they provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
Chicago Style Adapted for Spanish Language Publishers
The University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain, created a full adaptation of the Chicago Manual of Style,
deftly shaping the text to fit the needs of Spanish-language publishers.
Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism
This guide discusses what constitutes plagiarism, providing clear descriptions and examples of different types of plagiarism. This guide also provides tips on how to avoid plagiarizing.
]The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison
Provides a side by side comparison of web searches and library databases and helps to highlight the instances in which each kind of search is most useful. This resources also helps to explain some of the fundamental differences between sites like Google and Wikipedia and Library databases.