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Writing Guide: Home

This portal covers the process, mechanics, and ethics of scholarly writing, including various citation styles. Graduate students may also want to refer to the Dissertation and Thesis Preparation Guide.

To assist you with your writing project, the Library offers literature searches to affiliated users, as well as classes and individual training sessions on database searching and EndNote.

Web Resources

Electronic Books

The following is a selected list of electronic books on academic writing and English grammar. The Library has access to many additional electronic books related to writing in the Library catalog.

Related Library Guides


TurnItIn is a program for researchers and professional writers to check their original works for potential plagiarism. TurnItIn is available in D2L's BrightSpace Faculty Classroom course and Student Educational Technology Resources course. The TurnItIn Library account link below is intended for UTSW staff and faculty who do not have access to D2L.