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GACoS is a gateway to search for documents and other academic information over the Internet. It can be used to support your research activity. Japanese

 Academic Paper Support Book: Start here 【Web edition】
(Released: 2014.3.31, Last updated: 2020.2.4)

Column: Report and academic paper writing support service at the University of Tokyo

In writing report assignments and academic papers (especially in English), depending on your faculty/department, there may be a support service which you can get assistance on structuring and expressions of your writing. There may be seminars for the University of Tokyo students, faculty and staff. There are also classes on writing academic papers.
Part of the services is introduced below. For details, please check the URL and make full use of the resources. Please note that the eligibility of many of the services is limited to the members of the providing department.
Also, there are services that are not indicated here. Please consult your department about writing support.

 ★Websites that are relevant to all members of the University of Tokyo
 ⇒Tips for More Effective Technical Writing / Kashiwa International Office

1. Support service system 2. Support Lectures and Seminars
  • Speaking Writing Intensive Course / Kashiwa International Office
     Dates: February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 2019 (Thursdays, 4 days)
     Eligibility: Students and faculty members of the University of Tokyo Kashiwa Campus with tuition fee

  • English Writing Seminar
    Introduction / Cover letter(⇒See this page)
     Sponsor: Academic Information Literacy Section, Information Technology Group, the University of Tokyo,
     Date: March 8 (Fri.), 2019. 13:30-15:30
     Eligibility: Students and faculty or staff of the University of Tokyo

3. Writing support courses
For the latest information on open courses, please see "The University of Tokyo Online Course Catalogue" and search "academic writing" etc..
*Similar classes have been held in German, French, Chinese , and Russian.

If there is anything that you are unsure of on using one of the library services or you have trouble finding materials, feel free to consult your department library counter or submit questions to the librarians using the "ASK Service".

There are seminars on how to search for reference materials and to use reference management tools. We take requests for conducting seminars during classes and custom-made seminars for free.

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