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Student Writing Resources

Student Writing Resources

Hartford Seminary offers all current students the services of a Writing Consultant, free of charge.  The Writing Consultant, Emily Holcombe, helps students improve their written English, organize writing and research papers, and follow the rules for footnotes and bibliography.  Submitted writing must be for current coursework at Hartford Seminary.

Please contact Emily by e-mail at Eghnewmoon@aol.com and/or text/phone at 860-707-4585. She is available all week in person or online, and  receives papers for review by e-mail attachment.  Emily will arrange the best method for meeting with each student, whether electronically (written track changes, Zoom, Facetime) or in person at Hartford Seminary or a local venue when the Seminary is closed. Emily’s office hours are flexible, any time she and the student arrange to meet.

Emily also offers writing classes each year, covering topics of general utility:

Organization
Introductions and Conclusions
Transitions
Verb Usage  and Prepositions
Quotations
Sentence Structure

This year, this classes will meet every other Thursday from 3-4, starting September 19.

 

General

Master of Arts

Doctor of Ministry

Zotero

Guidelines for Writing A Research Paper

First and foremost, students should follow the course guidelines, and consult the professor with any questions.

Sample Pages
Guidelines for Writing a Book Review

Guidelines for Research Conducted by Persons Affiliated with Hartford Seminary

Guidelines for Ministry Project Proposals
Final Report Manual Sample Pages
Log in to the Canvas research & writing site for the MS Word template for DMin project

Zotero is a research and citation manager. It can be installed on your computer to hold all of the full-text items you find, and citations for any books or print materials you are using. By syncing with the Zotero server, all of your research can also be available for you online. When the time comes to write your paper and insert citations and a bibliography, Zotero handles the correct citation format automatically for you.

If you want to attend a workshop on how to use Zotero, please contact Ann Crawford – acrawford@hartsem.edu

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