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Library Subject Guide for Mathematics

Resources for Writing and Editing

The reference and information desks of most of the University libraries maintain collections of style guides, dictionaries, and other items that can assist you in writing papers and reports and in submitting manuscripts for publication.  The links below point to similar items.  If you need additional assistance, please ask at any library service desk.

A book of possible interest is How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper by Robert A. Day, Westport, Conn.; Greenwood Press, various editions.  This book is available for check out in the Brown Science and Engineering Library and other locations; check VIRGO for details and call numbers.  Note that the 5th edition of this title is available online.  The Library also has a variety of similar titles in its collection.

A similar book is A Writer's Handbook for Engineers by David A. McMurrey, Toronto, Thomson, 2008.  This book is available in the Brown Library under the call number T11.M3685 2008.  Check VIRGO for details.  Searching VIRGO for the phrase "technical writing" (DO use the quotes!) will turn up many additional titles on the same topic.