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Helpful Writing Resources

ACADEMIC STYLE MANUAL
Turabian, Kate L.  A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.
Current edition. Chicago:  University of Chicago Press.


GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION TEXTBOOKS
Baugh, L. Sue. How to Write Term Papers and Reports 2nd ed.
VGM Career Horizon / NTC Publishing Group, 1996.

Hodges, John C., Mary E. Whitten, Winifred B. Horner, Suzanne S. Webb, and Robert K. Miller.  Harbrace College Handbook
Current edition.  San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich.

Hopper, Vincent F., Cedric Gale, Benjamin W. Griffith and Ronald C. Foote, 5th ed. Essentials of English
Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 2000.

Strunk, William Jr., Charles Osgood and E. B. White.  The Elements of Style, 4th ed.
Macmillan, 1999.


OTHER HELPFUL BOOKS
Adler, Mortimer J. and Charles Van Doren.  How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972.

Alford, Robert R. The Craft of Inquiry: Theories, Methods, Evidence
New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Booth, Wayne C., Gregroy G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research
(Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing and Publishing).  University of Chicago Press, 1995.


ONLINE WRITING HELP
NOTE: Websites change from time to time.  It may be necessary to do your own Internet searches to find suitable help.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant - www.powa.org

Online English Grammar - www.edunet.com/english/grammar

Purdue University Online Writing Lab - www.owl.english.purdue.edu

English as a Second or Foreign Language - www.lang.uiuc.edu/r-li5/esl

aresearchguide.com:  Resources for writing research papers - www.aresearchguide.com


WRITING AND PRESENTING YOUR THESIS OR DISSERTATION
The Columbia University Press Guide to Online Style - www.columbia.edu/cu/cup/cgos/


PROFESSIONAL EDITORS
You are encouraged to master the art of scholarly writing on your own.  The world will expect you, as a college or seminary degree holder, to be an effective writer.  In tough cases, it is possible to hire professional writing, editing, proofreading, design and documentation help.  However, Trinity does not recommend, endorse or guarantee the work of any professional editing company.  If you choose to employ a professional editor, you are responsible for the choice, the cost and the quality of outcome.