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The writing guides linked below are from universities around the U.S. and Canada.  This helpful resource was developed by the GWA program and the SCAA and our tutors and students are very thankful of their interest and for the work they did in locating these guides.

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General Writing Resources

Anthropology

Art History

Business, Management, Economics

 

Communication

Computer Science

Criminology and Law

 

Drama

Engineering

Film

Health Sciences, Nursing

 

History

Humanities

Information Technology

 

Literature

Math

Music

Political Science

 

Philosophy

Psychology

Science

Biology
Chemistry
Physics

general

 

Social Science

Sociology, Social Work

Statistics

 

 

General Writing Resources

 

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/

http://www.ipl.org/div/aplus/toc.htm

http://wic.oregonstate.edu/wic_dept_writ_guides.html

http://library.duke.edu/research/subject/guides/style_manuals/

http://www.utexas.edu/lbj/students/writing/wid.html

http://library.bethel.edu/class/tutorials/writ-cit

http://www.brown.edu/Student_Services/Writing_Center/resources_writers/on_rhetoric.html

http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/links.html

Anthropology

 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/anthropology.html

http://cms.skidmore.edu/anthropology/writing/index.cfm

http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/anth370/wrguide/

Art and Art History

 

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/humanities/arthistory.shtml

http://www.writingaboutart.org/index.html

http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/workshop/departments/arha.html 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/arthistory.html

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Business, Management and Economics

 

http://www.esc.edu/ESConline/Across_ESC/WritingResourceCenter.nsf/wholeshortlinks2/Business+Writing

http://ica.library.oregonstate.edu/course-guide/336-WR214

 http://www.econ.duke.edu/ecoteach/undergrad/manual.pdf

http://classweb.gmu.edu/WAC/somguide/templatewriting.htm
Economics - http://www.bates.edu/x25875.xml

Communication

 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/communications.html

http://oregonstate.edu/dept/speech/writing/index.htm

Computer Science


http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginElectricalandComputerEngineering.shtml

 

Criminology and Law

 

http://www.ualr.edu/cmbarger/

http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/lrw/grinker/LWTA.htm

 

Drama

 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/drama.html

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Engineering

 

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/647/01/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/720/01/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/721/01/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/726/01/

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginElectricalandComputerEngineering.shtml

http://classweb.gmu.edu/WAC/iteguide/

http://www.writing.engr.psu.edu/

http://www.writing.eng.vt.edu/

 

Film

 

http://www.wesleyan.edu/writing/workshop/departments/film.html

http://www.dartmouth.edu/%7Ewriting/materials/student/humanities/film.shtml

Health Science and Nursing

 

http://chhs.gmu.edu/writing/index


History

 

http://www.sou.edu/history/carney/writing.htm

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/history.html

http://academic.bowdoin.edu/WritingGuides/

http://legacy.ncsu.edu/classes/hi322001/essaywriting.html

http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/specific-types-of-writing/history

 http://www.schrag.info/teaching/index.html

http://chnm.gmu.edu/courses/westernciv/writing/

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Humanities- General

 

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/guides/WritingResources/bydiscipline_humanities.html

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/humanities/write.shtml

 

Information Technology

 

http://classweb.gmu.edu/WAC/iteguide/

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginMSCSClasses.shtml

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginElectricalandComputerEngineering.shtml

Literature

 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/literature.html

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/poetry-explication.html

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/litweb05/writing/welcome.asp

literature - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/

fiction - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/616/01/

poetry - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/615/01/

 

Math

 

http://oregonstate.edu/~drayt/MTH338/advice.html

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginMSCSClasses.shtml

 

Music

 

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/humanities/music.shtml

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Philosophy

 

http://www.csus.edu/phil/req/writing.htm

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/philosophy.html

http://www.joshdmay.com/teaching/writing-philosophy/

http://oregonstate.edu/cla/philosophy/archive/writing_guide.pdf

Political Science

 

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginPoliticalScienceCourses.shtml

http://classweb.gmu.edu/piaguide/index.html

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/polisci.html

http://depts.washington.edu/pswrite/for_students.html

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/soc_sciences/write.shtml

http://oregonstate.edu/cla/polisci/advising/wicguide.pdf

 

 

 Psychology

 http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/670/01/

http://www.gmu.edu/departments/psychology/writing/

http://www.psych.usyd.edu.au/teach/studentresources/writingguides/writingguides.html

http://depts.washington.edu/psywc/handouts/pdf/litrev.pdf

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Sciences

-Biology

http://www.bcc.orst.edu/bpp/WritingInEcology.pdf

http://classweb.gmu.edu/WAC/Biology/

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginBiologyCourses.shtml

http://microbiology.science.oregonstate.edu/writing

 

-Chemistry

http://www.chem.orst.edu/writing/WritingGuide2000.htm

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginChemistryCourses.shtml

 

-Physics

http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/specific-types-of-writing/physics

 

 

Non-Specified Science

http://www.dartmouth.edu/%7Ewriting/materials/student/sciences/write.shtml

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/sciences.html

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/706/01/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/720/01/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/721/01/

http:/WritingGuidefDepartmentNuclearEngineering.pdf

 

Social Sciences


http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/guides/WritingResources/bydiscipline_socialsciences.html

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/soc_sciences/write.shtml

Sociology and Social Work

 

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/sociology.html

http://depts.washington.edu/pswrite/for_students.html

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/583/01/

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/666/01/

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/soc_sciences/sociology.shtml

http://oregonstate.edu/cla/sociology/sites/default/files/socwritingguide1-7.pdf

Statistics

 

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/672/01/

http://www.marquette.edu/wac/departmental/MarquetteUniversityWritinginMSCSClasses.shtml

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