Skip to Main Content

University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

International Student Guide to Using MPAL

This guide provides tips and resources for international students (or other students!) who need a little extra help doing college-level research at the Music & Performing Arts Library.

Introduction to Writing Resources

This page collects resources for improving your writing skills and getting answers to your writing questions.

  • The Getting Help box collects resources both on campus and online to help you navigate grammar rules, study skills, and the writing process.
  • Guides to Writing About Music provides links to books in the Library that offer instruction, examples, and tips for writing about music in an academic context.
  • If you have questions about citing your sources and avoiding plagiarism, make sure you check out the next tab of this guide!

Remember, if you need help conducting research, ask a librarian! If you're struggling with the writing process, you can always visit one of the Writers Workshop locations on campus and someone will be glad to help you.

Getting Help

Guides to Writing About Music