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|Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)
|(i) Fair open evaluation may need some temporarily hidden authorship, caution about counting the votes, and transparency of the full pre-publication paperwork / Talis Bachmann
(ii) Hybrid identity in academic writing: "are there two of me?" / Troy Crawford, Martha Lengeling, Irasema Mora Pablo, RocĂo Heredia Ocampo
(iii) On the importance of the phoneme theory / Demirci Kerim
(iv) Students' writing in university: an analysis of the dimensions of individuals / Elizabeth Maria da Silva
|(i) Collaboration v. imitation: authorship and the law / Anne Jamison
(ii) Current issues in English language teacher-based assessment / Chris Davison and Constant Leung
(iii) Everyday ethics in research: translating authorship guidelines into practice in the bench sciences / Karen Seashore Louis, Janet M. Holdsworth, Melissa S. Anderson, Eric G. Campbell
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|Authorship -- Style manuals
|Language and education
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|A selected list of books on Academic Writing to help you get started on your research :
|LB2369 D897 2003
|Authoring a PhD: how to plan, draft, write and finish a Doctoral thesis or dissertation / Patrick Dunleavy
|PE1112 K12 1993
|Reader's Digest: how to write and speak better / Reader's Digest Association Limited
|PE1121 K29 2001
|Writing from within / Curtis Kelly and Arlen Gargagliano
|PE1128 A2 H996 2006
|English for academic purposes: an advanced resource book / Ken Hyland
|PE1128 L576 2002
|Discoveries in academic writing / Barbara Harris Leonhard
|PE1128 M113 2007
|improve IELTS writing: study skills / Sam McMarter
|PE1128 S912 2005
|Writers at work: the short composition / Ann O Strauch
|PE1408 H714 2006
|Writing academic English / Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue
|PE1408 P364 2005
|The student's guide to writing: grammar, punctuation and spelling / John Peck
|Process writing: a practical guide for ESL/EFL students and teachers / Puvanesvary Muthiah et. al.
|PE1439 B794 2006
|A writer's workshop: creating paragraphs, building essays / Bob Brannan
|PE1471 B166 2007
| Writing better essay / Chris Baker and Ross Vermeer
|PE1471 S263 2006
|Effective academic writing 2: the short essay / Alice Savage and Patricia Mayer
|PE1478 H57 1996
|First steps in academic writing / Ann Hogue
|PE1478 L536 1998
|Academic writing: exploring processes and strategies / Ilona Leki
|PN146 H254 2008
| Academic writing and publishing: a practical handbook / James Hartley
|REF PE1628 O98 2005
|Oxford dictionary of English (revised edition) / Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson (eds.)
|REF PL5125 K15 1991
|Kamus Inggeris Melayu Dewan: an English-Malay dictionary
|REF PL5125 K15 2001
|Kamus dwibahasa: bahasa Inggeris - bahasa Melayu / Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
|REF PL5125 H769
|Oxford Fajar advanced learner's English-Malay dictionary / Albert Sydney Hornby
|REF PE1628 H811 2005
|Oxford advanced learner's dictionary of current English / Albert Sydney Hornby
|REF PL5087.2 D124 1992
|Daftar istilah MABBIM (1985-1992)
|REF PL1429 H393 2005
|Kamus dwibahasa Oxford Fajar: Inggeris-Melayu, Melayu-Inggeris / Joyce M Hawkins
|REF PE1628 O98 2005
|Oxford dictionary of English / Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson (eds.)
|REF PE1591 D545 1993
|Dictionary of synonyms and antonyms
|REF PE1460 C683 2002
|Collins COBUILD idioms dictionary
|REF PE1628 F784 2009
|A dictionary of modern English usage / H W Fowler
|BF76.7 H835 2005
|APA: the easy way! a quick and simplified guide to the APA writing style / Houghton P M et al
|REF BF76.7 P976 2001
|Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
|LB2369 F528 2004
|Researching and writing a dissertation for business students / Fisher C
|LB2369 G437 2003
|MLA handbook for writers of research papers / Gibaldi J
|LB2369 T929 1996
|A manual for writers of term papers, theses and dissertations / Turabian K L
|Z253 U58 2003
| A manual of style / University of Chicago Press.
|WOU Course Materials
|REF LB1028 WUC101 W356 2007
|WUC 101 Foundation English
|REF LB1028 WUC102 W356 2007
|WUC 102 Writing Skills for University Studies
|REF LB1028 WUC103 W356 2007
|WUC 103 English for the Workplace
|REF LB1028 WUC101/03 W356 2008
|WUC 101/03 Foundation English
|REF LB1028 WUC106/05 W356 2008
|WUC 106/05 Communication Skills for the Workplace
|REF LB1028 WUC201 W356 2008
|WUC 201 Communication for the Workplace
|REF LB1028 WUC202/05 W356 2009
|WUC 202/05 Advanced Writing Skills for University Studies
|Find online databases
|Find e-book sources
|Below is a selective list of Internet sources related to Academic Writing. The list is incomplete. We welcome suggestions to expand it.
|OWL at Purdue
|The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University provides writing resources and instructional material, and information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
The writing process includes general academic writing, professional, technical and job search writing. Other related resources are research and citation, grammar and mechanics, ESL, Internet literacy, writing in social science and writing in engineering. The instructional materials include creative writing, teaching writing and tutoring writing.
n addition, users can submit brief, writing-related questions to OWL Mail Tutors, access useful grammar blogs and try the Grammar Mechanics Exercises.
|Essay2review.com's purpose is to help students with all manner of writing problems. The website's contents may relate to a research paper, term paper, dissertations, argumentative essay or exploratory essay to write a top quality research paper.
This website also includes sections on how to guard against plagiarism, citation format, tips and sample essays to create academic paper. The tips include creating an educated argument, how to develop a thesis statement and getting readers to take notice of written dissertations.
In addition to this, website delivers tips on how to draft and redraft paper, structure term paper with sample essay, how to construct each paragraph and research and presenting data.
|Guide to grammar and writing
|Guide to Grammar and Writing provides a breakdown of what students will be able to search in order to write academic papers.
This website contains specific categories such as words and sentence level, paragraph, essay and research paper level, grammar, quizzes, search devices, peripherals and powerpoints.
In addition students are also able to find tips on writing an academic paper and an FAQ which relates to writing essays and papers.
|The Writing Center
|The Writing Center provides instructional materials for instructors and students. There are resources of writing skills, writing processes required for different varieties of assignments. The center also provides advice which may apply to the writing assignments. In addition, the center also provides handouts to individual students.
|Advice on Academic Writing, University of Toronto
|This website lists advice columns by category and answers the questions that students often ask about their written assignments. Most were created by writing instructors from the University of Toronto - people who are familiar with the expectations of students from academicians. But there are also links to good advice from other institutions under Further Resources.
|Dartmouth Writing Program, Dartmouth College
|Dartmouth Writing Program provides step by step material in writing academic paper. It contains an introduction to academic writing, creating topics, research, and development of thesis. In the instructional sections there are organization and structure of writing, revision, logic and argument and grammar and styles. The program also provides advice, search tools and link and writing for art history and English paper, writing about film, music, religious and philosophy in the humanities categories. The social science categories cover writing for sociology and history paper while in science categories it covers on writing biology paper and chemistry paper.
In addition there is a special section for ESL, disabilities and writing for a job and graduate school application.
|Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
|Paradigm Online Writing Assistant provides guided planning for writing and drafting writing project. There is a search engine to locate subjects and generate ideas through brainstorming, using The Journalists' Questions tool. The webpage helps with writing design and structure through list of links provided.
It divides the categories of writing skills through a number of Paradigm sections: Basic Sentence Concepts, Expanding the Basic Pattern, Six Problem Areas, Designing Effective Sentences.
|The Writing Life
|Explore leadership mainly through student research and writing, both individual and collaborative.
|Free essay writing tips
|Free essay writing targets college students and anyone seeking advice on writing. There are useful tips on strategies and the process of writing styles. The webpage guides readers on writing different types of essays, the writing process and editing drafts.
It also contains advice on the stages of the writing process, starting from thoughts and ideas, as well as a brief on becoming a good writer. All of the steps and processes in essay writing is described and defined clearly to help the writer.
|Ultimate Guide to Academic Writing: 100+ Useful Resources
|This guide to academic English writing will help you find many valuable resources.
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