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English Subject Guide: Writing Guides

A guide to key databases, reference & web sources, and research & citation guides for English Literature

Writing Guides

Avery, Heather.  Thinking it Through: A Practical Guide to Academic Essay Writing.  Rev. 2nd ed.  Peterborough: Academic Skills Centre, Trent University, 1995.  LB 2369 T45 1995

Buckley, Johanne.  Fit to Print: The Canadian Student's Guide to Essay Writing.  4th ed.  Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada, 1998.  LB 2369 B83 1998

Colin, Norman.  Writing Essays: A Short Guide.  2nd ed.  Kingston: Dept. of English, Queens University, 1987.  PE 1471 N67 1987

Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing. 3rd ed. New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2008. PN 147 .G444 2008

Harvey, Gordon. Writing With Sources: A Guide for Students. 2nd ed. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub. Co., c2008. PE 1478 .H37 2008

Lester, James D. Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide. 12th ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, c2007. LB 2369 .L4 2007

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009. LB 2369 .G53 2009

Northey, Margot. Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing. 5th ed. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, c2007. LB 2369 .N67 2007

Rocco, Tonnette S., & Tim Hatcher, eds. The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2011. PN 146 .H36 2011

Writing Resource Centre

The Writing Resource Centre is located in the R.P. Bell Library, room M-12 (just off the main lobby).

Just bring a draft of whatever you're working on with you, and a tutor will be happy to help you!

To book an appointment, go to Moodle. Click on "Academic Support." Look for Mount Allison Writing Resource Centre near the bottom of the page. Click on today's date to see a list of available appointments.

For more information please visit the WRC page or contact Academic Support Coordinator, Dr. Shelly Colette.