Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Research Paper Writing

Graduate courses will challenge you to write at a professional academic level through seminar papers, major research papers, and reading responses. Learn how to improve and supplement your research and writing skills using the Graduate Writing Lab’s resources and services.

A successful research paper is more than just writing, and the Graduate Writing Lab can help you with any and all of the steps along the way:

  • Reading primary and secondary sources effectively
  • Note-taking strategies
  • Managing sources
  • Forming your argument
  • Creating an outline
  • Analysis and structure
  • Editing and revision strategies

Research Paper Writing in the Sciences

Research Paper Writing in the Humanities

For help with your research paper in progress, please take advantage of our Individual Writing Consultations and our Workshops. For additional support, you can join one of our research paper Peer-Review Groups.