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Academic Writing Resources

At the time of writing (8.2.12), the resources listed here are links to other sites that deal with these issues.

As this section of this site grows, separate pages will be devoted to key issues here.
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Academic style Citation   
Academic style First person First person  
Academic style First person issues From Purdue This page has a section on this issue 
Academic style Hedging Newcastle University  
Academic style Hedging My notes  gathered from various sites 
Academic style Plagiarism Waylink (relates to citation) 
Academic style Plagiarism Monash University  
Academic style Plagiarism Plagiarism is a mortal sin and last taboo – or is it? Guardian Newspaper 
Academic style Plagiarism and Citation Acknowledging Sources in Academic Writing  
Academic style Sexist language Waylink S/he, He or She etc. 
Academic style Sexist Language Worksheet  
Academic style Writing Abstracts The Writing Centre at Rensselaer  
Academic style Writing numbers Purdue  
Academic style Writing numbers University of New England 2 page pdf 
Academic style Writing numbers and saying them   
Formatting Footnotes/Endnotes   
Functions Conjucts   
Functions Defining terms   
Functions Discourse markers   
Paragraphs Paragraph hooks Purdue  
Paragraphs Signposting Monash University  
Paragraphs Signposting Newcastle University  
Paragraphs Topic sentences Writing Topic Sentences University of Ottawa 
Sections of Paper Review of Literature How to write a ...  
Syntax Comma splice Waylink English Run on sentences is another way of looking at the comma splice 
Syntax Comma splice Purdue  
Syntax Comma splice UC Writing Centre  
Syntax End weight   
Syntax Multi-word prepositions   
Syntax Punctuation Waylink Colons and semicolons 
Syntax Use of brackets   
Vocabulary Academic Word list About and Lists a.k.a. Sub technical vocabulary 
Vocabulary Creating definitions Defining Words  
Vocabulary Foreign words   
Vocabulary Nouns with Suffixes Nouns from Ch 3 DLAP 
Vocabulary Using hyponyms  a.k.a. superordinates 
Vocabulary Using synonyms   
Vocabulary Word Templates   
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