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Writing Resources

This guide provides resources for your academic writing, library research, citation styles and McGill Writing Centre courses.

Help for students taking McGill Writing Centre courses.

Each tab contains links to information to help with your assignments in Writing Centre courses.

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Library Research - Getting started

Reading about and around your topic or research question is essential, to learn the concepts and vocabulary used by scholars. Encyclopedias and handbooks are a good place to start. You can find the Library's general reference sources here

Subject-specific reference resources are located on the Library's subject guides. Choose a subject guide from this list and look for the encyclopedia and dictionaries section.

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Suggested Books

These are several of the best guides to successful academic writing.

New Writing Books - Check them out!

Check out these new books to help you with your writing!


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Sharon Rankin
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Bibliothèque des sciences humaines et sociales
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Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9

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