Writing Research Resources

The following are resources available to all UCSC undergraduates who are in the process of conducting research for writing assignments at the university.

Select the following links if you are:

  1. Developing your Topic or Research Question (narrowing key terms)
  2. Gathering Background Information on your topic
  3. Searching for Books as sources
  4. Searching for Articles (including Academic Peer Reviewed Articles) as sources
  5. Evaluating Sources you have collected
  6. Drafting Citations in text and on your Work Cited/Reference page


Additional Writing Resources:

Research Guides by Major

Pick the subject you are conducting research in and get customized resources for each major.

Research Guide Designed for Writing Tutors

Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab