Guide to Research Writing

This guide is not meant to replace published manuals of style. It provides guidelines on matters of layout and style for thesis writers and dissertators at AIT. Layout refers to the “look” of a page and concerns such matters as margins, font and line spacing. Style concerns matters such as capitalization, use of abbreviations, punctuation and referencing systems. Answers to many of students’ most common questions on layout and style are found here. Read More>>

Writing Lab

If you need to consult a language teacher about your writing or test feedback, you can get one-to-one help in a tutorial session. Tutorials take place in Room 216 in the Language Center. Tutorials are open to all AIT students. Students can make an appointment in person at the Language Center (Room 216) or send an email to

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center (LRC in Room 216) is for all AIT students and staff. It opens on Monday to Friday and has a range of reference books on grammar, writing and related issues that you can use to improve your skills. It also provides a selection of style guides for writers – the APA Publication Manual, the Chicago Manual of Style, the MLA Style Manual, the American Chemical Society Style Guide, and the Council of Biology Editors Style Manual, in addition to reference books and self-study materials to help you with listening, pronunciation, grammar and reading skills. Examination preparation materials for GRE, TOEFL and IELTS are also available.