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WRT 1010: College Composition I

Databases

CREDO Reference (Concept Maps and numerous language dictionaries)

Selected Titles on Report Writing

Books

Writing Papers in Psychology: a student guide to research reports, literature reviews, proposals, posters and handouts/ Ralph L. Rosnow. Belmont, CA: Thompson, 2006.
BF76.7 R67 2006

The Psychologist’s Companion: a guide to writing scientific papers for students and researchers/ Robert and Karin Sternberg. New York: Cambridge U Press, 2010.
BF76.8 S73 2010

Writing in Sociology/ Mark Edwards. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2012.
HM569 E39 2012

Nine Steps to a Quality Research Paper/ Harry Stuurmans. Worthington, OH: Linworth, 1994.
LB1047.3 S78 1994

Writing for Academic Success: a postgraduate guide/ Gail Craswell. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2005
LB2369 C73 2005

Yale Daily News Guide to Writing College Papers/ Justin M. Cohen et al. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.
LB2369 C595 2000

Writing Research Papers: a complete guide/ James D. Lester. New York: Longmans, 2005.
LB2369 L4 2005

The Research Paper: process, form, and content/ Audrey J. Roth. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1999.
LB2369 R66 1999

The Undergraduate Research Handbook/ Gina Wisker. New York:  Macmillan, 2009.
LB2369 W57 2009

A Short Guide to College Writing/ Sylvan Barnet et al. New York: Longman, 2002.
WPE1408 B4315 2002

Academic Writing for Graduate Students: essential tasks and skills/ John M. Swales. Ann Arbor: U of M Press, 2004.
PE1408 S7836 2004

A Short Guide to Writing about Biology/ Jan A. Pechenik. New York: Longman, 2001.
QH304 P43

Electronic Books (accessed through library catalog)

Webster’s New World Student Writing Handbook/ Sharon Sorenson. Hoboken: Wiley, 2010.

Write Great Essays/ Peter Levin. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2009.

Writing a Successful Research Paper/ Stanley Chodorow. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 2011.

Websites

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University (OWL) (large variety of writing resources and style guides)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu

The Undergraduate Writing Center at the University of Texas (printable handouts on a variety of grammar and composition topics)
http://uwc.utexas.edu/handouts

Center for Communication Practices at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (advice on styles of writing, etc.)
http://www.ccp.rpi.edu/resources/

Principles of Composition – The Writing Process & Guide to Grammar and Writing (hosted by Capital Community College, Hartford, CT)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/composition.htm

Grammar Resources on the Web: University of Chicago Writing Program
http://writing-program.uchicago.edu/resources/grammar.htm

Merriam-Webster Online (English dictionary with audio pronunciation)
http://www.m-w.com

The Online Slang Dictionary (maintained by Walter Rader)
http://onlineslangdictionary.com

The Elements of Style (William Strunk’s classic on English usage and composition hosted on the Bartleby.com website in its 1918 form)
http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html

Common Errors in English (Washington State University Professor of English, Paul Brians, popular web site on correct usage; click on “Go to list of errors” in the middle of the page)
http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors

Logical Fallacies (a tutorial and compendium of errors in reasoning created by Dr. Michael C. Labossiere and hosted by The Nizkor Project)
http://www.nizkor.org/features/fallacies

Madonna University Library's Citation Guides (links to a variety of citation formats, e.g. APA, MLA, etc.)
http://library.madonna.edu/research/citation-guides


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