How to Use this Subject Guide
This guide is a collection of resources from books and journal articles to videos and other kinds of information to help students with Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication course work.
Use the links below, and the tabs at the top of the page, to go directly to resources related to writing, rhetoric, and technical communication.
Every semester, JMU LIbraries offers research assistance via Undisciplined Research series. Join us for an hour, and you'll learn research and citation strategies that you'll use throughout your academic career.
Monday, Sep 29, 2014: Undisciplined Research: Research Basics5pm-6pm, Carrier 301
Do you have a research assignment? Have you been told to “use the libraries” but don’t really know where to begin? This session will cover the basics of finding sources in the libraries.
Monday, Oct 6, 2014: Undisciplined Research: Research Advanced5pm-6pm, Carrier 301
You can find a book, you can find articles, and you have a pretty basic understanding of how the libraries work. Now you are ready to take your skills to the next level. This session will focus on defining research topics, sea
Monday, Oct 20, 2014: Undisciplined Research: Information Ethics5pm-6pm, Carrier 301
Why are citations so important? What’s the big deal about APA, MLA and style? What is plagiarism exactly? This session will focus on the ethics of using information in scholarly settings.
Monday, Nov 3, 2014: Undisciplined Research: Introduction to RefWorks5pm-6pm, Carrier 301
Is creating the bibliography or works cited list the worst part of any research assignment for you? Does your reference list come back with red ink all over it? Let us help! Citations are a piece of cake with a powerfu
Thank you to Jenne Klotz for creating this site for Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication students and faculty. Currently, Liz Thompson is maintaining and updating the site.