This page contains general information regarding helpful writing resources, including websites, textbooks, documents, and software.
- APA Guidelines
- AMA Guidelines
- AMA Manual of Style (Online)
- APA 6th ed August 2009
- APA Electronic Sources
- Citing References
- Creating Presentations/PowerPoints
- Editing Your Own Writing
- Fifteen Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly
- Nursing Writing for Professional Publication
- Scholarly Writing (PowerPoint)
- Ten Most Common Grammar Errors
- Writing Clearly
- The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
- Introduction to Journal Style Scientific Writing (Bates College)
- Guidelines on Style for Scientific Writing (SportScience)
- RMUoHP’s Dissertation Guidelines
- The Craft of Scientific Writing (Penn State)
- Scientific Writing Booklet (University of Arizona)
- The Science of Scientific Writing (The American Scientist)
- Citation Machine
- Books in Our Collection:
- Writing Case Reports: a How-to Manual for Clinicians, 3rd Edition, by Irene R. McEwen (2009). T 11 W888 2009.
- How to Prepare a Dissertation Proposal: Suggestions for Students in Education and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, by David R. Krathwohl (2005). WZ 345 K89H 2005.
- Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process, 2nd Edition, by Kjell Erik Rudestam (2001) LB 2369 R83 2001.
- Writing the Qualitative Dissertation: Understanding by Doing, 2nd Edition, by Judith M. Meloy (2002). LB 2369 M38 2001.
- Demystifying Dissertation Writing: A Streamlined Process from Choice of Topic to Final Text, by Peg Boyle Single (2010) LB 2369 S55 2009.
- The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting, 11th Edition, by William A. Sabin (2011). PE 1479 B 87 S23 2010.
- It was the Best of Sentences, It was the Worst of Sentences: A Writer’s Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences, by June Casagrande (2010). PE 1441 C43 2010.
- The Elements of Style, 4th Edition, by William Struck, E.B. White (1999). PE 1408 S927 2001.
- How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, by Paul J. Silvia (2007). PE 1408 S487 2007.
- Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose, by Constance Hale (1999). PE 1408 H299 1999.
- The Elephants of Style: A Trunkload of Tips on the Big Issues and Gray Areas of Contemporary American English, by Bill Walsh (2004). PE 2827 W35 2004.
- Writing up Qualitative Research, by Harry F. Wolcott (1990). T 11 W65 1990.
- Writing for Publication in Nursing, by Marilyn H. Oermann (2002). T 11 O29 2002.
- Writing Empirical Research Reports: A Basic Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6th Edition, by Fred Pyrczak (2007). WZ 33 S73 2006.
- AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors, 10th Edition, by Cheryle Iverson (2007). WZ 345 A511 2007.
- Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success, by Wendy Laura Belcher (2009). Z 471 B45 2009.
- The Clinician’s Guide to Medical Writing, by Robert B. Taylor (2005). WZ 345 T245c 2005.
- Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How, by Jennifer Peat (2002). WZ 345 S398 2002.
- A Writer’s Reference, 4th Edition, by Diana Hacker (1999). WZ 345 H450w 1999.
- Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers, 2nd Edition, by Mimi Zeiger (1999). WZ 345 Z46e 2000.
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition (2010). WZ 345 A76.7p 2010.
- Professional Writing in Speech-Lanuage Pathology and Audiology, 2nd Edition, by Robert Goldfarb (2013).
Citation Management Software
RMUoHP does not sponsor or provide a certain management software. Use the information below to determine which product is best for you. Keep in mind that there are more software options available than those listed here. Some are free and other cost, either a one time purchase price, or an annual subscription. For an overview, see this handout.
- RefWorks 2.0 – Quick Start Guide
- RefWorks Tutorial
- RefWorks – Adding References
- RefWorks 2.0 – Bibliography Citations and Formatting
- RefWorks 2.0 – Managing References
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