E-Mail Etiquette

Email Etiquette

February 22, 2008

Email etiquette refers to the dos and don’ts when composing email messages.  These resources from Purdue University’s OWL (online writing lab) address how to write appropriate and effective emails to an academic and/or professional audience.

Email Etiquette Overview (e-handout)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/636/01/

This overview guide addresses the following topics: How to write an email to someone you don’t know, the proper way to hold a continuing email conversation, what information that shouldn’t be sent via email, and the dos and don’ts of attachments.

Email Etiquette for Students (PowerPoint Presentation)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/694/01/

This PowerPoint presentation addresses why email etiquette is important in communicating with professors or anyone in an academic or professional setting.

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