Student Resources for Writing
General Resources for Writing
Information on academic writing, common writing assignments, mechanics, grammar, punctuation, and more: General Writing Resources - Purdue OWL
Handouts on style, word choice, writing for specific fields and more: The UNC Writing Center
Handouts on personal statements, cover letters, AP style and more: The UWC at The University of Texas
About the Honor Code at Southwestern: Information Services’ Infoguide to Avoiding Plagiarism
Resources for Research
The Smith Library Infoguides for finding resources like book reviews, news articles, government documents, statistical studies, and other primary & secondary sources.
The library’s list of databases, organized by subject.
Information Services’ Infoguides for departments & individual courses at Southwestern.
Schedule an individual, personalized consultation with a Southwestern librarian to identify and discuss relevant resources and search strategies for your research assignment.
Information Services has also developed a series of videos about using Zotero research software.