Citing Sources of Information
General Writing Help
This is a FLASH tutorial on how to properly cite sources of information.
Assembling a List of Works Cited in Your Paper
This Web site provides a list of examples of how to site specific types of works (journal articles, book chapters, Web pages, etc.) Under each type of work, you will find examples of a citation given in different formats, such as APA, and NLM.
Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences
This page, while not focused on writing papers per se, gathers together links to instructions for authors pages for over 3500 journals. Users can search for their journal title by scanning an alphabetical index or by performing a direct search.
The MCC Guide to Writing Research Papers
A through guide to the writing of research papers, this also includes information about plagiarism and citing using a variety of style formats.
QuickStudy: Library Research Guide: Learn How to Use the Library!
This site contains an eight step tutorial that takes the user through the various steps of using library resources of all types in order to write a paper.
Synthesis: Using the Work of Others
This is a tutorial for undergraduates with sections on how to cite sources, copyright infringement, and citation styles.
Tips for Writing Technical Papers
These are highly organized notes from a presentation by one of the instructors from Stanford University’s writing Info Lab. The author presents good, concise advise for writing a paper.
What is an Academic Paper?
An academic look at writing papers, from developing a theme/thesis, doing the research, and looking at your paper with a critical eye.
Writing Research Essays – A Guide for Students of All Nations
This is an online textbook, published in two parts. The second part contains useful information on paraphrasing. There is also a discussion of plagiarism and the content is illustrated by examples lifted from papers.
Writing a Research Paper
This is a really good overview of the process of writing a paper, from start to finish. Users will navigate through various subtopics, listed on the left side of the page.
Writing Research Papers
This site is constructed for a Rice University course on “Experimental Biosciences” and its focus is on scientific or technical writing. There is a discussion on various parts of a paper, as well as a collection of examples of good papers. It discusses analytical and statistical methods as well as citing sources of information.
Writing Technical Articles
This page contains a wealth of information on all aspects of writing up a technical article. It is written in a very practical, concise style and there are many links to useful resources. Additionally, there are links at the bottom of the page to Ph.D. proposal/thesis defense information.
Writing Tutorial Services
The Writing Tutorial Services has useful pamphlets on a variety of topics related to writing reports, papers, and resumes, in HTML or PDF formats.