Writing and Thesis Preparation Resources

 

Writing Resources

  • Style Resources and General Writing Resources

Thesis Preparation

  • Thesis Format Guidelines

Other

  • Grammarly
  • Graduate Student Center Vimeo Channel

Writing Resources

Before beginning to write, determine in what style your paper should be written. Your instructor should have provided you with this information when the assignment was made. If you are not sure what style to use, consult your syllabus or talk to your instructor.

Online Writing Lab (Purdue Owl)

General Writing Guides

Journal of Wildlife Management Guidelines

These guidelines will prove most useful for students in Natural Resource Management. 

Thesis Preparation

Thesis Format Guidelines

College of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences has developed guidelines for students preparing theses in art, biology, English, geology, history, political science, political science/public administration, and psychology. Click on the link below to access the Arts and Sciences Thesis Guidelines. This document can also be obtained from the Dean's office or from your advisor.

College of Arts and Sciences Thesis Guidelines

College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Click on the link below to access the College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Thesis Guidelines. This document can also be obtained from the Dean's office or from your advisor.

College of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

Electronic Submission through ProQuest

All theses must be submitted electronically through ProQuest to be approved for graduation and to be printed and bound for publication. Students can access the SRSU ProQuest site at www.etdadmin.com/sulross

Other

Grammarly

Grammarly can be downloaded for free for checking the grammar on your word documents, your e-mails, and your entire device. It's worth checking out. 

Smarthinking

Smarthinking is an online 24/7 tutoring resource, with professional tutors available to help students in various fields, from math and science to writing styles of all kinds, including writing a thesis. To access Smarthinking through Sul Ross, at no cost to you, log-in to your Blackboard account and find a link to Smarthinking under "Tools" on your Blackboard Homepage. 

Graduate Student Center Vimeo Channel

The Graduate Student Center Vimeo Channel is constantly updated with new videos, so check it out! 

If you need personal assistance with a writing assignment, contact the Graduate Student Center at 432-837-8247.