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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Writing, Speech & Languages Center Resources

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General Academic Writing

 Style Templates
Style Guidelines
Printable Handouts



Resources for Writers

This directory links to a variety of resources developed to help familiarize college students with the conventions of academic writing. 

Self-Paced Tutorials

These resources were developed by our staff to address some of the most common issues we see in writing conferences with students.

Video Tutorial: Plagiarism

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Discipline Specific Writing 

Writing in the Disciplines

This directory is intended for students who need guidance writing papers in a specific subject or discipline.  For ease of use, we have divided this directory into three categories: Social Sciences, Mathematics & Sciences, and Humanities.  Within each category, resources are listed alphabetically by discipline.


Language Learning

ESOL Resources

This directory links to resources designed to aid students in improving their English language skills, with an emphasis on academic writing.

Modern Languages

This directory provides links to resources such as grammar guides, online dictionaries, interactive games, and other learning tools to assist students in acquiring competency in the following languages: French, Spanish, German, Norwegian, and Swedish.