Karen R. Polenske
From 1984, 1988, 1994, 2002 versions
SUGGESTIONS FOR WRITERS
Please type all drafts and final versions of papers, articles, proposals, etc.
One or more of the
following references should be used for guidance or for help with grammar, spelling, usage, and
Bernstein, Theodore M.
The Careful Writer: A Modern Guide to English Usage
York: Free Press.
Chapman, Robert L., ed.
Roget's International Thesaurus
1983. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, 2
Oxford University Press.
Grossman, John (Preface).
The Chicago Manual of Style : The Essential Guide for
Writers, Editors, and Publishers
Chicago: Chicago University Press.
Miller, Shirley M.
Webster's New World Word Book
The New American
Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
(Also see their on-line dictionary at
Strunk, William Jr., E.B. White, Charles Osgood, and Roger Angell.
The Elements of
Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Turabian, Kate L.
A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
The University of Chicago Press.
(This is basically a condensed version
of the Chicago Manual of Style cited above.)
van Leunen, Mary-Claire.
A Handbook for Scholars
Alfred A. Knopf.
Say It With Figures
Harper and Row, 6th ed., revised.
Later editions of some of these publications are available.
Use the latest edition.]
This set of notes was prepared by Karen R. Polenske.
A draft was reviewed by Louise Dunlap,
Irene S. Raught, and Mark Schuster, who provided helpful suggestions for changes or