Writing Resources for Graduate Students
Engineering graduate students are expected to write proposals, technical papers, and present their research information in both written and oral forms. Below is a list of resources available to help support strong graduate writing.
- KU Library - Subject and Course Guidelines
- KU ScholarWorks Website - Thesis & Dissertation Repository
- Tutorials: How-To videos to help with your library research
- Intro to the KU Libraries' Resources and Services - Videos introducing the KU Libraries services and resources and tours of Anschutz, Watson, and the Art and Architecture Libraries
- Search Strategies - On this page you will learn tips for effective searching!
- Quick Search - On this you will learn how to use the KU Libraries Quick Search tool to find multiple resources (articles, books, maps, videos, and more) with one search
- Library Catalog - This page contains tutorials about how to used the the Library Catalog. Including how to: search (for all kinds of materials), to request materials for pick up, and to recall an item that is checked out. It also contains a tutorial on how to used WorldCat to search items not owned by the KU Libraries.
- Databases - The video tutorials on this page will explain how to select a database for your research needs, how to use Google Scholar, how to get full-text articles using the Get at KU button, and how to search for e-journals.
- Request articles, books and more - On this page the tutorials will demonstrate how to request materials either owned (articles/book chapters) or items not owned by the KU Libraries.
- Evaluating Resources - The videos on this page demonstrate how to evaluate websites and how to select the appropriate resource for your research.
- Resource Types - This page includes tutorials that explain resource types, including the differences between popular and scholarly and primary versus secondary resources.
- Thesis and Dissertations - The video tutorials on this page walk you through the online thesis/dissertation submission process.
- KU Writing Center - Funding Applications
- KU Office of Research - Quality Writing, Grant Writing Tips & Guides
- Community Toolbox - Writing a Grant Application for Funding
- Finding Funding: Grants, Fellowships and Awards in the Sciences Workshop - Dr. Damon Talbott, KU Graduate Studies Office
- Learn how to search for graduate student funding opportunities of all types, sizes and purposes: from academic to non-academic, and from travel grants to multi-year fellowships.
- Writing & Speaking Guidelines - Penn State Resource