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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Sewanee School of Theology Library Guide

Gathering of information especially for the students at the School of Theology

Useful Resources

Appointments: general Information

For setting appointments with our School of Theology Writing tutors, please email us at

What can you expect in a 30 min. appointment:

1. Help with partial proofreading of your paper beyond

2. Help with formatting your paper/presentation beyond the SBL Manual of Style guidelines

3. Help with creating a bibliography beyond

4. Help to refine your introduction/thesis statement beyond the "problem model"

5. Help with refining your paragraph points beyond the "sandwiching technique" 

6. Help with evaluating the logic of your argument beyond Weston's  Rulebook for Arguments 

7. Help with evaluating the style of your paper beyond Strunk & White's Elements of Style 

For professional proofreading and copy-editing, you will need to hire a specialized professional, however, our very friendly and competent graduate writing assistant(s) will be glad to work with you on refining your assignments and getting you started. 

Derek Quinn's consultation hours, by appointment only (Tuesdays 8am-12noon & Thursdays 1pm-5pm).

Audrey Jordan's consultation hours (Mondays 1:00pm to 6:00pm & Tuesdays 8:00am to 11:00am



Thank you!