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Graduate Writing Center

UVM Writing Center: Online Resources for Writers

Resources for Graduate Writers

Library Services

Howe Memorial Library Subject Specialists
Dana Medical Library Subject Specialists
Research Guides
Discipline-Specific Research Guides (pdf)
IEEE Style Guide (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)
  • Sentence Strategies (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)
  • Scientific Writing: Discussion and Results (pdf)
  • Referrals for Professional Editors and Writing Assistants (pdf)

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