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Human Development & Family Studies Library Resources: Writing for Publication

Writing Guides

MSU Writing Center  

The MSU Writing Center can assist with your writing, editing, grammar, citing references, and more. There is also a satellite office in the MSU Main Library. The Writing Center in the library is open from 3:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. Sundays - Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters.

Listed below are a selection of writing handbooks to help you get started.  For a list of additional books, try a subject search in the library catalog for Report Writing -- Handbooks Manuals etc.  You may also try browsing in the following call number areas:

  • LB 2369 (3 East) (online browse)
    Handbooks on writing reports, research papers, theses and dissertations
  • PE 1408 (4 East) (online browse)
    Books on writing, rhetoric, and composition
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