|Books on Writing in Specific Disciplines|
NOTE: All these books are available at U of T libraries. To find call numbers and locations, use the "search" functions of the online catalogue.
Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing About Art.
Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing About Literature.
Barzun, Jacques and Henry F. Graff. The Modern Researcher.
Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing About Film.
Griffin, Kelley, Jr. Writing Essays About Literature: A Guide and Style Sheet.
Lynn, Steven. Texts and Contexts: Writing about Literature with Critical Theory.
Martinich, A.P. Philosophical Writing: An Introduction.
Marius, Richard. A Short Guide to Writing About History.
Morley, David and Philip Neilsen. The Cambridge companion to creative writing.
Northey, Margot. Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Writing and Style.
Pirie, David B. How to Write Critical Essays: A Guide for Students of Literature.
Roberts, Edgar V. Writing Themes About Literature.
Rooke, Constance. The Clear Path: A Guide to Writing English Essays.
Rosenberg, Jay F. The Practice of Philosophy: A Handbook for Beginners.
Bart, Pauline and Linda Frankel. Student Sociologist's Handbook.
Becker, Howard S. and Pamela Richards. Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article.
Brusaw, Charles T. et al. The Business Writer's Handbook.
Cuba, Lee J. A Short Guide to Writing about Social Science.
Hansen, Kristine. A Rhetoric for the Social Sciences: A Guide to Academic and Professional Communication. Discusses types of investigation, gives students and professional examples for each.
McCloskey, Donald N. The Writing of Economics. (A new edition is called Economical Writing, and is listed under Deirdre McCloskey.)
Northey, Margot and David B. Knight. Making Sense in Geography and Environmental Studies: A Student's Guide to Writing and Style.
Northey, Margot and Lorne Tepperman. Making Sense in the Social Sciences: A Student's Guide to Research, Writing, and Style.
Rosnow, Ralph L. and Mimi Rosnow. Writing Papers in Psychology.
Specialized glossary of problem terms.
Sociology Writing Group, A Guide to Writing Sociology Papers.
Storey, William Kelleher, and Towser Jones. Writing history: a guide for students.
Thaiss, Christopher and James F. Sanford. Writing for Psychology.
Barrass, Robert. Scientists Must Write: A Guide to Better Writing for Scientists, Engineers, and Students.
Day, Robert A. How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Gilpin, Andrea A. and Patricia Patchet-Golubev. A Guide to Writing in the Sciences.
Higham, Nicholas A. Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences.
Irish, Robert and Peter Eliot Weiss. Engineering Communication: From Principles to Practice.
Lobban, Christopher and Maria Scheffer. Successful Lab Reports: A Manual for Science Students. Silly cartoons, but solid advice, including sample lab reports and journal articles. Includes advice on language style.
Northey, Margot and Brian Timney. Making Sense in Psychology and the Life Sciences: A Student's Guide to Writing and Style.
O'Connor, Maeve. Writing Successfully in Science.
Smock, Winston. Technical Writing for Beginners.
Sternberg, Robert J. Writing the Psychology Paper. (New editions are called The Psychologist's Companion.)
Vipond, Douglas. Success in Psychology: Writing and Research for Canadian Students.
Bell, Louise. Effective Writing: A Guide for Health Professionals.
Huth, E. How to Write and Publish Papers in the Medical Sciences.
Pechenik, Jan. A Short Guide to Writing About Biology.
M. Zeiger Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers