Discipline Specific Workshops:
Services for Students
The University Writing Center (UWC) offers one-on-one writing consulting for both undergraduate and graduate students. Students can make appointments by calling 734-487-0694 or drop in between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Fridays. Students should bring a draft of what they’re working on and their assignment sheet. The UWC is headquartered in Room 115 of Halle Library. Students may also seek writing assistance in our satellite location in Room 514 Pray Harrold, Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Academic Projects Center (APC) also offers one-on-one writing consulting. Its hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The APC is located in Room 116 of Halle Library.
The UWC also offers workshops supporting a variety of writing strategies. Workshops are open to all EMU students, regardless of course enrollment. All workshops last one hour. Topics include: How to be a Successful College Writer, Incorporating Evidence, and Revising Your Writing. UWC workshops may be targeted at students within their disciplines and programs or geared toward the general student population. The UWC Workshops page lists and describes all of the UWC workshops to help you select the most appropriate workshop. Targeted workshops are also offered for students in a variety of disciplines.
Online writing support is available to students in select programs. Click here to see if your program is included and to access the form for this service.
The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (the “OWL”) – Contains resources on all aspects of the writing process, from brainstorming to developing ideas, from citing sources to editing.
Guide to Grammar and Writing (Capital Community College)
WPA Plagiarism Statement
Dave’s ESL Café – A Resource for writers for whom English is not a first language.
MLA Citation (Bedford St. Martin’s Guide Online)
The Elements of Style
Research and Library Resources
EMU Library Main Page – Contains links to library catalog, databases, and writing and research-related resources. Also contains “Ask a Librarian,” where you can get help with research through the online chat window or by email.
Halle Library Research Guides by subject or course and Research 101 @ EMU
Halle Library Citation Guides – Includes MLA and APA citation guides, information on finding sources, and tips on evaluating sources.
Merriam-Webster online – An online dictionary and thesaurus.
Internet Public Library – An online resource offering a variety of resources, including a form to ask for help from IPL librarians.