Writing a College Paper

A Booklist

There are a number of books in the collection that will guide you through the process of writing a college paper. Listed below are just a few of the titles that you will find on the 2nd floor of the library at the New Westminster campus and on the lower level of the Library at the Coquitlam campus.

Most of the books listed discuss the formats to use when writing papers for college. Also available are handouts for Modern Language Association (MLA) Style, the American Psychological Association (APA) Style, and Chicago Style at the Information Desks in the Library.


Blicq, Ron S. and Lisa A. Moretto. Guidelines for Report Writing. 4th ed. Toronto: Prentice-Hall, 2001.
HF 5719 B4413 2001

Buckley, Joanne. Fit to Print: The Canadian Student's Guide to Essay Writing. 7th ed. Toronto: Nelson Education, 2009.
LB 2369 B833 2009

Clouse, Barbara Fine. The Student Writer : Editor and Critic. Canadian ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
PE 1408 C567 2011

Furberg, Jon, and Richard Hopkins. College Style Sheet. 6th ed. Vancouver:  49th Avenue Press, 2005.
PE 1408 F872 2005

Giltrow, Janet, ed. Academic Reading : Reading and Writing in the Disciplines. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2002.
PE 1417 A337 2002

Giltrow, Janet. Academic Writing: An Introduction. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2009.
PE 1408 G5415 2009

Green, Brian, and Sarah Norton. Essay Essentials with Readings. 5th ed. Toronto: Thomson Nelson, 2011.
PE 1471 N673 2011

Hogue, Ann. First Steps in Academic Writing. 2nd ed. White Plains, NY: Pearson Education, 2008.
PE 1408 H644 2008

Markman, Roberta H., Peter T. Markman, and Marie L. Waddell. 10 Steps in Writing the Research Paper. 7th ed. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's, 2011.
PE 1478 M374 2011

Menasche, Lionel. Writing a Research Paper. Rev. ed. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. 
PE 1478 M4159 1997

Northey, Margot.  Making Sense: a Student's Guide to Research and Writing.7th ed. Don Mills, Ont.: Oxford University Press, 2012.  
LB 2369 N677 2012

Rooke, Constance.  The Clear Path: a Guide to Writing English Essays. Scarborough, Ont.: Nelson Thomson Learning, 2000.  
PE 1479 C7 R66 2004

Slade, Carole.  Form and Style: Research Papers, Reports, Theses. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.  
LB 2369 C366 2008

Sorenson, Sharon. How to Write Research Papers.  Lawrenceville, NJ: Thomson Arco, 2002.
LB 1047.3 H697 2002

Tyner, Thomas E. College Writing Basics : a Progressive Approach. 4th ed. Toronto: Wadsworth , 1996. 
PE 1408 T963 1996

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