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Music: Academic writing

Selected resources for students of music

Writing assistance available

Learning skills advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning.

They conduct drop-in sessions at which undergraduate and postgraduate students can discuss their individual study needs with a learning skills adviser. Drop-ins are held in all campus libraries, and no appointment is necessary.

You can also sign up for classes that cover diverse topics, such as how to reference, how write an academic paper, how to study for an exam.  Check this site regularly, as new classes are added throughout the semester.

Postgraduate students can also arrange an appointment with a learning skills adviser.

Other resources

You may also ask at the information desk in any Monash University branch library for assistance, or visit Academic and Professional Writing in the Arts faculty.

Language and Learning Online
A collection of resources to help students improve their academic performance. The site contains tutorials, examples and interactive exercises focusing on increasing proficiency in the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Studying and Grammar.

School style guides

Citing and referencing

Software for managing references

EndNote is freely available to all Monash University students and staff. An online EndNote quick start guide is available.