Accessing and utilizing resources is vital to ensure strong writing throughout students’ academic and professional careers. The resources on this page provide support for language, source citation, format, and other common writing needs.
- IELP e-books
- Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking by Zhenjie Weng, Josh Burlile and Karen Macbeth
- Empowering International Graduate Students through Writing by Zhenjie Weng and Mark McGuire
- The OSU Writing Center
The Writing Center offers free help with writing at any stage of the writing process for any member of the university community. During our sessions, consultants can work with you on anything from research papers to lab reports, from dissertations to resumes, from proposals to application materials. Students and other university members can make an appointment to get feedback through a drop-off consultation or meet with a consultant virtually to discuss their writing.
- The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing | Tips and Tools
The Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing offers an array of readily available online guides and resources to help with your writing experience. These writing resources that cover a wide range of topics including, Thesis Support, Grants & Proposals, Citations, and Writing Mechanics.
- University of Manchester | Academic Phrasebank
The Academic Phrasebank is a general resource for academic writers. It aims to provide examples of some of the phraseological ‘nuts and bolts’ of writing, organized according to the main sections of a research paper or dissertation. Other phrases are listed under the more general communicative functions of academic writing. The resource should be particularly useful for writers who need to report their research work.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab | Research and Citation
The Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab contains resources to aid in academic writing for both graduate and undergraduate students. The Online Writing Labe is especially valuable in providing citation and format guidelines for APA, MLA, Chicago, IEEE, AMA, and ASA Style.