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Writing & Citing

Use this guide to find tools and resources to help you write more clearly, easily and with confidence.


Like inclusive language, inclusive writing aims to address all audiences in a way that acknowledges diversity, conveys respect and sensitivity to differences, while simultaneously promoting equitable opportunities.

Style Guides

Various style guides, typically used in journalism, are listed below. Regardless of discipline, they can by useful in choosing the right word and understanding the general theory behind why some language may be changing.

Gender-inclusive Language and Personal Pronouns

For clarification on how to use gender-inclusive language and personal pronouns correctly, check out the links below.

Grammarly EDU Supports Inclusive Language

Personal Perspectives

For more information on the use of inclusive language and  how it influences multiliteracy, check out the links below.