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Graduate Writing Center

UVM Writing Center: Online Resources for Writers

Resources for Graduate Writers

Library Services

Bailey/Howe Library Subject Specialists
Dana Medical Library Subject Specialists
Research Guides
Discipline-Specific Research Guides (pdf)

Graduate College

Graduate College Resources

Graduate College Student Ombudsperson

Ralph Swenson

UVM Career Center Resources for Graduate Students

Writing Guides and Helps

Planning and Time Management
  • Time Management & Goal Setting Exercises (pdf)
  • Checking in on Progress and Pace (pdf)
  • Setting SMART Goals (pdf)
  • Focus Checklist (pdf)
Brainstorming and Drafting
  • Moving from Research to Writing (pdf)
  • Three Approaches to Telling Your Research Story (pdf)
  • Brainstorming Exercises for Your First Draft (pdf)
  • Moving from Data Analysis to Draft Conceptualization (pdf)
  • Entering/Extending a Scholarly Conversation (pdf)
  • Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Citing (pdf)
Revision and Editing
  • Strategies for Reorganizing and Revising (pdf)
  • Rhetorical Outlining (pdf)
  • Strategies for Summarizing & Synthesis of Sources (pdf)
  • Signposting and Cohesion: Creating a Reader-Friendly Text (pdf)
  • Creating Clarity and Cohesion with Topic Sentences (pdf)
  • The Language of Stance-Taking (pdf)
Advanced Academic Genres
  • Introduction to Thesis and Dissertation Proposals (pdf)
  • Writing Thesis/Dissertation Proposals (pdf)
  • Anatomy of a Literature Review (pdf)
  • Introduction to Literature Reviews (pdf)
  • Literature Review Presentation Workshop (powerpoint)
  • Literature Review Presentation Worksheets (word)
  • Literature Review Supplemental Information (word)
  • Academic Writing in the Sciences (pdf)
  • SOAP Notes: A Writer's Guide (pdf)
  • Referrals for Professional Editors and Writing Assistants (pdf)

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