The University of Toronto
Writing papers for your academic courses is perhaps the most difficult task you will face at university. Here you will find a wealth of resources to help you with each stage of the process. Don’t forget to book an appointment with an ELC instructor if you want in-depth support and one-on-one instruction.
Before you begin your assignment, refer the ELC’s helpful resources:
Royal Roads University’s Writing Centre has some pre-writing resources:
The University of Toronto has developed some great resources on the following:
The University of Victoria provides some excellent tips on writing from beginning the research to editing your drafts:
Royal Roads University’s Writing Centre explains about Paragraphs.
The Whole Picture
Royal Roads University’s Writing Centre offers these excellent resources:
Writing Tips (a hub of resources from APA to punctuation)
Writing a Paper: A Series of Steps (Infographic)
Concise Writing (a series of videos/slides to help you with the process)
Other Types of Academic Writing
Writing an Annotated Bibliography
Cornell University Library has produced How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography.
Writing a Critical Review
The University of North Carolina describes the grammar involved in Writing Critiques.
The University of Toronto explains about Writing a Critical Review.
Queen’s University has a page devoted to How to Write a Critical Review of a Journal Article.
Writing a Dissertation
Theresa MacPhail, Assistant Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, authored an article, The No-Fail Secret to Writing a Dissertation.
Purdue University offers a page about How to Write a Dissertation.
The Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers some helpful tips on Writing E-mail.
Check out Wikihow’s illustrated How to Write a Formal Email.