Resources for Writers
Here you will find essays, guides, references, and lists to aid you in the writing process. Our resources cover a wide range of writing categories and styles.
In the General Resources section you will find general writing guides; help with style, grammar, and citations; tips on avoiding plagiarism; resources on rhetoric; guides for research and reading; resources for ESL/ESOL students; and resources for graduate students.
Under Academic Resources there are guides for writing in college, writing in the arts and humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences. There are also guides on the authoring of textbooks.
Look under Non-Academic Resources for help with creative writing, journalism, technical writing, grant writing, and writing for various careers.
See the Reference Works section for general reference materials, as well as dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and specific subject references.
Finally, the Sites and Services section contains links to writing centers at other universities, other writing sites, departments at Brown, publications, and services and programs at Brown.
If you require additional resources, we recommend the following links to the Brown Library: