College of Business

Writing & Research Resources

ISU Writing Center
Links to worksheets and online writing tutoring (OWL).

Guide to On-line Academic Rsearch
Covers how to find reliable information on the Internet.

A Writer's Resource, Maimon et.al.
This is the writing handbook required and/or recommended for all ISU students. Available in the ISU bookstore.

Effective Writing: A Handbook for Accountants, May & May
Dr. Picard recommends this book for writing-intensive, case-based courses in accounting; also a useful resource for any business major. Available in the ISU bookstore.

College of Business Writing Rubric (pdf)
A description of grading criteria for College of Business writing assignments.

Handbook for Goal Oriented Writing: Common Usage and Style Problems, Martindale (pdf)
This pdf provides additional guidance for business writing and addresses common usage errors and style problems.


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