Pitzer College » The Writing Center » Resources for Students Resources for Students Writing Center Handouts Entering Scholarly Conversations: How to Use Sources to Say Something New 8 Strategies for Critically Engaging Secondary Sources adapted by Gaipa Motivating Moves by Walk They Say I Say Templates by Graff and Birkenstein Elements of Academic Writing and Research The Literature Review by Scott Titles Titling Academic Writing in the Humanities and Interpretive Social Sciences by Scott Thesis statements by Scott Research Topics and Questions From Topic to Question by Scott Is My Research Topic Interesting? by Scott Structure Reverse Outline by Scott Senior Thesis Resources Citation Manuals: APA Chicago MLA Citation Short Guides: APA Chicago MLA Academic Writing Resources Writing Tips & Tricks from Your Pitzer Professors: Short Videos Across the Disciplines Writing in College: Joseph Williams and Lawrence McEnerney, University of Chicago What Good Writers Know: Yale College Writing Center Eight Strategies for Critically Engaging with Sources: Mark Gaipa, Pedagogy. Five Ways of Looking at a Thesis Statement: Erik Simpson, University of Michigan Resources for English Language Learners: Purdue OWL Writing in the Disciplines Brief Guides to Writing in the Disciplines (History, Philosophy, English, and Psychology): Harvard Writing Project A Student’s Guide to Reading and Writing in Social Anthropology: Depart. of Anthropology, Harvard University Writing Sociology: Rebekah P. Massengill, Princeton University Writing the Scientific Paper: Writing Studio, Colorado State University Scientific Reports (brief overview): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center Model Papers from the Disciplines: Yale College Writing Center Writing in the Sciences: Pomona College Writing Center Campus Resources The Pitzer Writing Center: Workshops and free one-on-one consultations with experienced Fellows on projects across the disciplines at any stage of the writing process. Pitzer Academic Support Services: a resource for academic success, including study groups, one-on-one tutoring in the disciplines, and disability services. Scholarship@Claremont: Scholarship@Claremont is an online repository that provides opportunities for Claremont Colleges faculty and students to promote their scholarship, such as senior theses and projects. Guidelines: This LibGuide outlines the process of uploading theses, school-specific policies, copyright concerns, etc. Submitting Undergraduate Academic Writing for Publication Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Politics, Economics, and World Affairs: “a student-run journal that publishes integrative work from undergraduates three times a year in the Fall, Winter and Spring.” Undergraduate Research Journals: a list of journals from across the disciplines Valley Humanities Review: “an online journal devoted to undergraduate research in the humanities.” Recommended Guidebooks on Academic Writing Booth, Wayne, Gregory Colomb, and Joseph Williams. The Craft of Research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. Graff, Gerald and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. New York: Norton, 2009. Harris, Joseph. Re-Writing: How To Do Things With Texts. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2006.