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Writing Resources

Need help developing your writing skills? If so, there are a number of classes and resources available to you right on campus—and most of them are free.


Welch Library

The Welch Library offers a variety of helpful resources. All information regarding writing support and research guidelines can be found on their website.

Guides from the Libraries

American Psychological Association. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition. Washington, DC: APA, 2010

Hall, George. How to write a paper, 4th edition. London: BMJ Pub. Group, 2008

Harris, Robert. Using sources effectively: strengthening your writing and avoiding plagiarism. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing, 2002

Huth, Edward. How to write and publish papers in the medical sciences. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1990

Mauch, James E., and Jack W. Birch. Guide to the successful thesis and dissertation: conception to publication: a handbook for students and faculty. 4th edition. New York: M. Dekker, 1998

Meyer, Michael. The Little, Brown guide to writing research papers. Boston: Little, Brown, 1985

Murrell, George, Christopher Huang, and Harold Ellis. Research in medicine: a guide to writing a thesis in the medical sciences. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990