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Interdisciplinary Studies of Writing Grants Program
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General Resources

WAC (Writing Across the Curriculum) Clearinghouse

Free and open workshops help students, faculty, and staff with the various challenges as they face doing research at the University.

Data management assistance
Got data? We're here to help you manage, share, and preserve your research data. In addition to our Data Repository for the U of M curation services, the Libraries will help you navigate available campus resources throughout the data lifecycle, before, during, and after your research project.

Writing Studies
This library research guide covers: the creation, analysis and interpretation of speech and composition as a means of communication or persuasion.

Databases useful to find articles on writing, pedagogy, teaching of writing, etc.
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete Authentication Required
    Find academic journal articles on topics in mass media, film, television, marketing, and communications in business, health, and other communication studies.
  • Education Source (EBSCOHost) Authentication Required
    This database offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and many unique sources that were never previously available, covering all levels of education--from early childhood to higher education--as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • ERIC (Access via Ebscohost) Authentication Required
    This version of the ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) database is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education, and provides access to education-related journal and non-journal literature.
  • JSTOR Authentication Required
    Find full text articles in academic journals or books on the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. JSTOR provides articles from the date of each journal's initial publication to recent issues. In some cases the latest several years may not be available.
  • MLA International Bibliography Authentication Required
    The MLA International Bibliography is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926.
  • Google Scholar (UMN setup required)
    To gain off-campus access to articles from library journal subscriptions, change the Library Settings to University of Minnesota Twin Cities in Google Scholar (see this tutorial) Use Google Scholar to find articles from academic publishers, professional societies, research institutes, and scholarly repositories from colleges and universities. Look for the "FindIt@U of M Twin Cities" links in your Google Scholar search results to access library subscriptions. Learn more: Google Scholar FAQ
Sample of Journals Tools to organize PDFs and create in-text citations and bibliographies

Questions? Ask a librarian
  • Writing Studies Librarian

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