The University Writing Program helps undergraduate students at the University of Florida achieve their academic and professional goals by offering broad-based instruction in composition.
A number of search engines exist for helping you find the right resources for your research. I recommend using Google Scholar. If you are on campus, or off campus and logged in using the UF VPN client, you will have instant access to electronic resources (e-books and e-journal articles).
To find specific resources, head to the Library Catalog (see below). If you are trying to get ahold of a resource we don't have, check out our UBorrow or Inter-Library Loan services. These are free to use for all UF students, faculty, and staff.
Where to start? Too broad? Too narrow? Here are some resources that will help you find balance!
When professors ask you to write in a specific style, they are referring to a set of commonly accepted standards that influence the format, writing, design, and bibliography of a paper. Here are a few common styles you might be asked to use with some helpful resources.
An annotated bibliography is an organized list of sources, each of which is followed by a brief note or “annotation.” Annotated bibliographies are a great way to get familiar with the most important literature on a topic.