Here are links
to some websites with information on writing. The Writers' Center
website also has some pages devoted to writing
tips covering bibliographies, punctuation, and other topics.
College English Department
on reading and interpreting your assignment to make sure that
your writing stays focused.
Researching and Note-Taking
Some thoughts on keeping
your research on target, and some ways to avoid getting overwhelmed.
and Academic Writing
Here are some components of effective
college writing and questions to ask yourself as you write academic
Writing a Thesis
Find out what makes an
effective, powerful thesis statement.
Here's how to structure
This is a more detailed approach to the art of crafting
These Dartmouth College, UNC Writing Center, and Claremont Graduate University links provide helpful
hints on writing in:
a Second Language (ESL)
as a Foreign Language Magazine
RIF/T: Poetry and Prose
Check this out for tips on how to strut
your stuff on essay tests.
A comprehensive site on writing
grants and proposals--includes tutorials and guided tours of
very valuable websites.
Applying to grad school? Read examples of effective personal
statements and get some first-hand advice from admissions representatives.
on Reading, English, and Communication
CBB Plagiarism and
Copyright Resource: This is a joint effort by Colby, Bates,
and Bowdoin Colleges, dedicated to the education of faculty, staff,
and students on plagiarsim and copyright issues.