This guide will introduce you to PCOM Library resources and services for your assignments and research projects in Business Writing. These are just a sample of the resources currently available online. New websites appear frequently, and existing websites often add to or enrich their content.
Many students routinely rely on Wikipedia and other unvetted (unexamined, unevaluated) web sites for information. This guide was developed at faculty request because, "Wikipedia doesn't cut it anymore."
Research expertise requires an understanding of:
OWL Professional Writing Resources and Handouts This collection of handouts provides information about various aspects of business, technical, and professional writing. Also included are PowerPoint presentations about aspects of professional writing and more.
Business and Economic Resources from IPL2 hosted by The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology, a business and econinics resource
Business Communications from Writers Write resources for business writing, copywriting, editing, marketing, public relations, proposal writing and other forms of business communications
Good Doucuments Intranet Business Writing A web-site that discusses how to create good business documents in the linked, on-screen environment of Intranets and the Internet
Business Writers Free Library free Management Library for personal, professional and oraganizational development
Jane(Journal/Author Name Estimator) "Have you recently written a paper, but you're not sure to which journal you should submit it? Or maybe you want to find relevant articles to cite in your paper? ..." The Biosematics Group
Authors How to Guides- a series of guides for academic and practitioner authors direct from the publisher Emerald. No membership or subscription.
What skills do you need? The ability to: