Writing Resources

The Writing Center offers the following resources:

Academic Integrity
Documentation Styles

APA (American Psychological Association)

APA in print

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed. /4th printing (2010). Available in the Burns Peer Tutoring Center, at the Simmons Reference Desk, and in the Simmons Reference collection.

If you have a specific question about APA Style, you may also email the APA Style Experts at: styleexpert@apastyle.org.

ASA (American Sociological Association)

MLA (Modern Language Association)

MLA in print:

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. (2009). Available in the Writing Center, at Simmons Reference Desk, and in Simmons Reference collection, LB2369 .M53 2003

Chicago / Turabian (a modified version of Chicago)

Chicago / Turabian in print:

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th ed. (2007). Available at Simmons Reference Desk. The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. (2003). Available at the Writing Center and in the Simmons Reference collection, LB2369 .U69 2003

AMA (American Medical Association)

AMA in print:

AMA Manual of Style, 10th ed. (2007). Available at Simmons Reference Desk. The 9th edition (1998) is available in the Simmons Reference collection, R119 .A533 1998.

Grammar/Mechanics
International Students' Writing
Writing in the Disciplines