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NSC 260 - Nutrition Communication and Scientific Literacy

Writing resources

Avoid Plagiarism Learn different ways of giving credit whenever you use another person's idea, opinion, or thought; use any information that isn't common knowledge or quote or paraphrase another person's actual spoken or written words.

Grammar and Punctuation (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Learn about dashes, commas, semi-colons, adverbs, etc. [Note: Expand the list of pages on the lower right side of the screen.]

How to write a review of literature (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Defines a review of the literature and describes how to write the introduction, body, and conclusion. 

Improving Your Writing Style (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Describes the principles for writing sentences that are clear, to the point, and easier to read and also how to make effective use of transitional words and phrases.

Introduction to Journal-Style Scientific Writing (Bates College)
A tool for learning the scientific writing style and format.

Think Tank Writing Center (University of Arizona)
Emphasizing peer collaboration, the Think Tank Writing Center helps each writer grow over the course of their career at the University of Arizona through several styles of consultations, workshops, and events.

Scientific Writing Skills (University of North Carolina)
A handout that details the most critical aspects of scientific writing and provides some strategies for evaluating and improving your scientific prose.

Writing Skills Improvement Program (University of Arizona)
Tips, handouts and other resources from the UA Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP). See also the workshops offered by WSIP.