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Writing at Bates
Discover the wealth of writing aids and resources available to Bates Students, Faculty and Staff. For example, you can make a one-on-one appointment with a writing specialist or drop in for help at the Peer Writing and Speaking Center.
Science and Data Librarian
Geology Specific Resources
Writing Resources Recommended by the Geological Society of America:
Geological Society of America (GSA) Style Guide
The brief guide for scientific writing in the style provided by the Geological Society of America (GSA).
In addition to a manuscript template (.doc), this site provides valuable information regarding format of text body, figures, tables and citations. Examples of citation format for a variety of sources (e.g. journal articles, maps, theses, web sites) are provided.