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First-Year Writing Resources

Collected resources on guiding students through the transition from high school to college-level writing.

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Writing Center Assistance

student and writing associate look at index cardsMake a writing appointment to meet individually (via Zoom/Google conference, telephone, or email) with a Writing Associate.

For public speaking and presentation support, contact Susan Daniels, associate in public speaking, by email.

Email us at writing@amherst.edu, or visit our staff directory to email directly.


Phone: 413-542-2964 (leave a voice mail while we are working remotely during Spring 2020.)

 

Get Research Help

Make a research appointment to meet individually (in person or via Zoom/Google conference) with a Research & Instruction librarian. Contact a specific subject librarian directly, or use the form linked above to talk to any of us!


Email us at library@amherst.edu, or find your subject librarian to email directly.


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