Writing Reference Books and Handouts
The Writing Center has a small collection of writing and communication handbooks, located in our Daniels Hall office. If you would like to peruse our collection just ask the writing tutor on duty.
Helpful Writer's Tools
Need help writing application essays or personal statements for graduate school? Read our advice on Personal Statements and Essays.
- Roget's Thesaurus
- ELEMENTS OF STYLE by W. Strunk
- Writing resources from the University of Purdue
- Typical mistakes that non-native speakers of English make when writing scientific documents
- Designing presentations
Technical Writing Resources
WPI offers an interdisciplinary degree in Professional Writing. The goal of the Professional Writing program is to prepare communication professionals who can bridge the gap between scientists and engineers and the public by presenting technical information in useful and accessible ways. For more information about this program, contact Professor Jennifer deWinter.