Library resources

Style standards for CanIL

Writing Help

  • Current CanIL students can make an appointment (online or in-person) with a writing coach at the WriteAway Writing Centre on campus.
  • A CanIL M.A. Linguistics alum has started her own copy-editing business. She is familiar with the conventions of linguistic papers and charting. For her contact info, send an email to Sandra at admin@canil.ca

Thesis resources

  • A guide to writing theses at CanIL: Link
  • XLingPaper – SIL software for writing linguistic articles and theses: Link
  • LaTex – software for writing complex documents of various sorts including linguistic theses. UBC resource page: Link
  • Overleaf – Cloud-based collaboration and editing of LaTex documents: Link

Bibliography management Tools

These are tools to manage the process of collecting, formatting and producing bibliographies for school papers.

  • Zotero – a Firefox Bibliography plug-in
  • EndNote – available through the TWU Library website. Link
  • EazyPaper – 5% discount for CanIL students. Developed by one of our own alumni, eazypaper works as a part of Microsoft Word. Purchase with this promotional code, get a discount AND a portion will also go to the CanIL scholarship fund! Just click on the graphic to get your discounted copy of eazypaper!