These resources were compiled by communications lecturer Neal Lerner.
General Writing Resources
The following are helpful places to do further investigation into good writing.
- The Mayfield Handbook - a rich resource for any scientific writer
- Gopen, G., and J. Swan. "The Science of Scientific Writing." American Scientist, November-December 1990. A very useful article that analyzes the structure and style of scientific writing.
- Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students - a useful resource on scientific writing from Michael Alley, an engineering education professor at Penn State
Resources on Academic Integrity and Writing
- Academic Integrity at MIT - a rich site with examples and instruction on how to cite sources, paraphrase correctly, and avoid plagiarism
- Teaching Yourself to Learn - from MIT's Office of Advising, practical tips on avoiding plagiarism and keeping sane at MIT
- What & How to Cite - a guide from Duke University Library
- Avoiding Plagiarism - a guide from the Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
- Fleming, Michael. "Academic Honesty and Avoiding Plagiarism: A Self-Guided Tutorial." W. W. Norton & Co.
- Academic Integrity at Princeton University
- Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism - a statement of best practices from the Council of Writing Program Administrators