Writing Resources

Books in the library

The following books in the library can help you with the writing process. Titles are followed by call numbers where available.

Classic Books on Writing

  • Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life Research/Writing PN147 .L315 1995
  • Craft of Research Research/Writing Q180.55.M4 B66 2003
  • Style : lessons in clarity and grace Research/Writing PE1421 .W545 2007
  • Writing with power: techniques for mastering the writing process Research/Writing PE1408 .E39

Books for Specific Disclipines

  • The Chicago guide to communicating science Research/Writing T10.5 .M65 2003
  • The Chicago guide to writing about multivariate analysis Research/Writing T11 .M484 2005
  • Deep revision : a guide for teachers, students, and other writers Research/Writing LB1631 .W45 1993
  • Doing a Literature Review : Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination
    Research/Writing H62 .H2566 1998
  • Scientific papers and presentations Research/Writing T11 .D324 2005
  • “They say/I say”: the moves that matter in academic writing Research/Writing PE1431 .G73 2010
  • Writing up qualitative research Research/Writing T11 .W65 2001

Good Writing

  • The best American science and nature writing 2001 Main Q1 .B47 2001