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Academic Writing Resources

In this section, you will find resources to help you write an academic paper, including online tools to help you with word choice, phrasing, and a selection of handbooks from the Library.

 

Online Tools for Writing

Concordancers

"A concordancer is a piece of software, either installed on a computer or accessed through a website, which can be used to search, access and analyse language from a corpus. They...can give us very accurate information about the way language is authentically used." [Source]

Dictionaries and Thesauri
Phrasebanks

Library Resources

Handbooks

How to Start Writing

How to Start Writing

English Collocation

Professional English in Use

This series combines resources and exercises to help learners improve their English writing in professional contexts. Titles cover Medicine, Engineering, Marketing, Finance, Law, and more.