Guides to Writing Better Papers
Getting citations written correctly is the bane of many writers. Try
The Landmarks Citation Machine. It's a free online service to get you started with correct citations. Always double check
the form against the citation manual - and - always read the small print
on the page. Indentation, underlining, italicizing and other such requirements
are not indicated.
Strunk's "Elements of Style" -
a starting point for everyone interested in improving their writing style. You should own a copy.
Writing Resources -
from Indiana University. (Includes an excellent section on writing the THESIS statement.
Advice on Academic Writing -
From the University of Toronto. Many excellent suggestions.
Guide to writing a paper. -
An excellent grouping of the information you need to write a paper -
from its organization to the form, use of footnotes and
punctuation. (From the University of Richmond, VA).
Online Writing Lab. -
OWL from Purdue University.
Public Relations Writing. -
From a professor at Columbia University.
Practicing Public Relations -
"This site was called "PRClass," when I developed it while teaching public relations at Northern Kentucky University. Now that I'm retired from the university, I'm trying to re-focus it to be a more useful resource for working professionals and communication instructors as well as students."
Updated Sep 30 2015