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Student Writing: How the Library Can Help

The Reference/Instruction Department is available to help you improve your students' writing. Below is a list of resources and services that will assist you in teaching and assessing undergraduate writing. Research paper projects can also be coordinated with the Reference/Instruction Department in advance so that we can best serve the needs of you and your students.

    Help for Instructors

    Consultations and Instruction
  • Request a Class Librarian
    A reference librarian can be assigned as your class librarian, assisting students with research projects throughout the semester. Follow this link to access contact information for a librarian specializing in your subject area.
  • Schedule a Research Paper Instruction Class
    Library Instruction classes can be tailored to your course and individual assignment goals. Click here for more information about arranging a consultation with your librarian, and scheduling a research instruction session for your class.
  • Help Develop an Assignment-Specific Library Tutorial
    Click here to access an online form where you can suggest the Reference Department create a tutorial designed for a specific course assignment. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with your subject liasion to better define your needs.

    Teaching Resources
  • Writing Instruction Resources
    Click here for a title list and the locations of all the library's resources on teaching composition and rhetoric.
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
    Click here for a title list and the locations of all the library's resources on teaching composition and rhetoric.
  • Composition Theory
    Click here for a title list and the locations of all the library's resources on composition studies.
    Help for Students

    Consultations and Instruction
  • Schedule a Research Consultation
    Follow this link to find contact information for all the subject librarians in the Reference/Instruction department. A librarian with expertise within your discipline will be happy to schedule a personalized research consulation with you.

    Library Resources
  • Writing Handbooks
    Click here for a title list and the locations of all the library's writing handbooks.
  • College Readers
    Click here for a title list and the locations of the library's collection of college readers.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Resources
    Click here for a title list and the locations of resources designed to assist foreign speakers and writers of English.
  • MLA and APA Tutorials
  • Plagiarism Tutorial
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