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Writing & Research in the Disciplines: Resources

Brief descriptions of the thinking and writing used by individual disciplines; recommended library databases

Writing Guides on the Web

Links to writing in specific subject areas/disciplines from colleges and universities. 


  1. Writing for Specific Disciplines (Duke University) 
    Short writing guides for specific fields.  
  2. Brief Guides to Writing in Disciplines (Harvard University)
    Concise introductions to the essential features of writing in several concentrations.
  3. Disciplinary Writing Guides (Harvard University)
    Basic practices and conventions of writing and conducting research in the various academic disciplines.
  4. The Writing Center (UNC at Chapel Hill)
    Includes handouts for writing in specific disciplines as well as specific writing contexts and more.
  5. Writing in the Disciplines & Across the Curriculum (Montclair State University)
    Resources on writing in specific disciplines in broad general academic categories: 
    Business & Communication, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Mathematics.
  6. Subject Specific Resources (College of the Desert)
    Covers a wide range of subject disciplines.
  7. Writing for Specific Disciplines (Sacramento State)
    Created by Sacramento students to help write in their major.
  8. Resources for Integrated Writing (Georgetown University)
    Resources for writing in the major. Excellent resources
  9. Writer's Web:  Writing in the Disciplines (The University of Richmond)
    Broad list of academic disciplines.

Library Catalog

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