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News

Subject Librarians Help Students with Writing Assignments

April 2, 2014

Do you know your subject librarian?
Each academic department or program is assigned a subject librarian. These experts in information seeking, research methods, and scholarly communication support writing instruction in several ways:

Subject librarians are personal guides to the library and the world of information. Faculty are encouraged to contact their subject librarians for research assistance, to schedule an instruction session, to request the purchase of materials, or for an update on library resources and services. There’s always something new at the library!

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Chemistry Professor Embraces the Science of Writing

March 6, 2014

Rainer Glaser, a professor of chemistry who has been at Mizzou for 25 years, teaches a Writing Intensive chemistry seminar to upper-division undergraduate students. He will soon add “author” to his lengthy list of accomplishments. As the recipient of the Faculty Development Award from the Campus Writing Program, Glaser is being funded to publish a textbook on scientific writing.

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Syllabus Tips

Jan. 10, 2014

In preparing your syllabus for the semester, we offer the following as information that would be good to include and (even better) to discuss with your students.  Feel free to take, use, and adapt.

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Events

Faculty Writing Retreat

May 9, 2014

9:00am - 3:00pm

Conley House

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Summer 2014 Faculty Writing Retreat

July 10-11, 2014

9:00am - 5:00pm each day

Hotel Frederick, Boonville, MO

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