Resource Library

WAC maintains a writing resource library in the Bobet writing center. Holdings include an array of handbooks, reference books, and dictionaries. We have numerous documentation and style guides, including

  • The Chicago Manual of Style
  • the MLA Handbook
  • the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
  • The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual

Also available are numerous guides for writing in different disciplines. Representative titles include:

  • Communication Research: Strategies and Sources
  • News Reporting and Writing
  • The Political Science Student Writer's Manual
  • The Random House Guide to Business Writing
  • Researching and Writing Across The Curriculum
  • Researching and Writing in the Humanities and Arts
  • Researching and Writing in the Sciences and Technology
  • Researching and Writing in the Social Sciences
  • A Short Guide to Writing About Art
  • A Short Guide to Writing About History
  • A Short Guide to Writing About Literature
  • Writing About Biology
  • Writing and Thinking in the Social Sciences

The library also includes resources for writing résumés and job application letters; for designing, writing, and editing newsletters; for submitting work for publication; and for researching on the World Wide Web.

Students with a valid Loyola i.d. may borrow library materials for use inside the center only.