- Canada. Public Works and Government Services Canada. Translation Bureau. 2012. The Canadian Style: A Guide to Writing and Editing. Rev. ed. Toronto: Dundurn Press. http://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2guides/guides/tcdnstyl/index-eng.html?lang=eng.
Compiled by the Translation Bureau, this online text provides guidelines regarding written English in the Canadian context, as well as advice for drafting letters, memos, reports, indexes, and bibliographies.
- Gerber, Alan, Kevin Arceneaux, Cheryl Boudreau, Conor Dowling, Sunshine Hillygus, Thomas Palfrey, Daniel R. Biggers and David J. Hendry. 2014. “Reporting Guidelines for Experimental Research: A Report from the Experimental Research Section Standards Committee.” Journal of Experimental Political Science 1 (Spring): 81-98.
Examines the content and rationale for the reporting guidelines for experimental research developed by the Standards Committee of the Experimental Research Section of the American Political Science Association.
- Godt, Paul and Serge Hurtig, eds. International Political Science Abstracts. https://www.ipsa.org/publications/abstracts.
A bimonthly publication of the International Political Science Association that provides abstracts of political science articles published in journals all over the world.
- Schmidt, Diane E. 2018. Writing Political Science: A Practical Guide. 5th ed. Boston: Longman.
Provides useful suggestions on how to write different types of political science texts, including research reports.
- University of Toronto Writing Centre. Writing Advice. https://advice.writing.utoronto.ca.
A good collection of academic writing supports, including support for organizing papers, improving grammar and style, and using sources.
- Common citation styles used in political science:
- American Psychological Association (APA) Style. http://www.apastyle.org/.
- The Chicago Manual Style. http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html.
- Modern Language Association (MLA) Style. http://www.mla.org/style.