How-to Guides and Resources
Tips for Academic Writing
These resources and links review expectations for academic writing in an American university setting.
Axes Method for Organizing Your Ideas
CSC Model for Thesis Statements
CARS Model for Academic Introductions
Grammar and Style
- Strunk's Elements of Style
- Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
- Professor Pitney's Writing and Research Tips
Online Writing Guides
Senior Thesis Support
These links will help seniors prepare for and write their thesis projects. Please visit our “Tips for Research” section, below, for more tips and strategies.
Tips for Research
Are you looking for support with research? You can find some help here.
For an introduction to research methods, visit the SAGE research methods page.
For more information about your area of interest, visit the Honnold-Mudd Library’s subject guides.
For one-on-one support for research in your area, and to make an appointment with a subject specialist, review the Honnold-Mudd Library list of subject librarians.
For a guide to writing a literature review, visit the following site: writing a literature review.
For a helpful citation manager, visit the Honnold-Mudd Library’s Zotero site.