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Chemistry: Writing in the Sciences

This guide is made to help students and faculty access credible resources in chemistry.

Science Writing Resources

This page contains resources for writing in the sciences. Although these resources and writing tips will be useful regardless of class or scientific discipline, they should come in particularly useful for students in the English 2100 Technical Writing course.

For additional assistance, look at the "Writing Assistance" tab of this guide or visit the SLCC Student Writing & Reading Center.

Book Resources for Science Writing

Print Books

General Science Writing

Writing in Engineering

Writing in Biology

Writing in Geology

Writing in Mathematics

Subject Guide

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Amy Scheelke
Markosian Library (Office 104)
Taylorsville-Redwood Campus
4600 S. Redwood Rd.
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
(801) 957-3851

STEM: Writing Matters

Writing well matters tremendously no matter your discipline, including the sciences. Stanford University's Program of Writing and Rhetoric created a video series on why writing matters. Check out what Stanford chemistry professor Richard N. Zare has to say about this topic (courtesy of Stanford SIS User). 

Need Help?

Contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering liaison librarian: You may also schedule a 30-minute library consultation with Amy.