Douglas E. Oakman Paper Helps Page
These writing reference works are standard for all my courses:Patrick Alexander, The SBL Handbook of Style: For Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and early Christian Studies. Hendrickson Publishers, 1999. Ref. PN147.S26 1999 -- Style issues in biblical studies.
H. Ramsey Fowler and Jane E. Aaron, The Little, Brown Handbook (LBHB).
11th ed. Longman Publishing Group, 2010. Ref. PE1112.F64 -- This is
highly recommended for correcting problems with standard written
English. Other recent editions will usually work.
Kate L. Turabian, revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers.
7th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Ref.
LB2369.T8 2007 -- This is the bible for all questions related to the
Chicago formatting style.
The top twenty most common writing mistakes (for additional information see LHBH abbreviations)
Writing a critique or critical analysis
Writing a good introduction
Note-taking in college
Getting oriented in biblical studies
Research papers and plagiarism
Chicago paper format basics
Research citation in the Chicago style (note-bibliography)
Research citation in the Chicago style (author-date)
Links to other on-line writing resources (updated from time to time)
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