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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

How to write and read papers

General writing guides

Discipline-specific writing and reading guides

Writing sites

Books about academic writing

  • Graff, G., Birkenstein, C., & Durst, R.K. (2014). "They say/I say": The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing (3rd ed.). New York: Norton. — Check it out: on Reserve PE1431 .G73 2014 or Stacks PE1431 .G73 2009 (1st ed.).
  • Lester, J.D., and Lester, Jr., J.D. (2010). Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide (13th ed.). New York: Longman. — Check it out from the Stacks LB2369 .L4 2010.
  • Turabian, K.L. (2013). A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. — Request at the Reference Desk (call number LB2369 .T8 2013).

Updated Oct. 2017 by R. Davis