Writing the Research Paper
uo?rnational Writing Centers Association's website presents a well organized compilation of online resources provided by writing centers (such as handouts and grammar hotlines) and an alphabetized list and links to hundreds of online writing centers.
- Purdue OWL
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab offers exercises, handouts, and workshops on everything from how to use a semi-colon to how to give a PowerPoint presentation. Their online tutors will answer your specific writing queries. The site also includes extensive annotated lists of links to other writing resources online.
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
Chuck Guilford's Paradigm site takes you through the writing process from discovering ideas to documenting sources. A well organized and easily navigable site with lots of helpful pointers and guidance.
- ESL Resources for Students
This page from the Purdue provides annotated links to internet resourcethat will help ESL students improve vocabulary, reading, writing, grammar, conversation, and listening skills.
- The Internet Public Library
This extensive site from the University of Michigan includes carefully organized and alphabetized links to academic research materials, along with newspapers, magazines, reference works, and guidance for researching online.
- Voice of the Shuttle: General Humanities Resources Page
The Voice of the Shuttle web site hosts an extensive listing of general humanities resources, with links to style and grammar guides, dictionaries and thesauri, and Internet search tools.
Provides expert answers to frequently asked questions about grammar, spelling, word origin, and usage. Youll also find some challenging word games and amusing quotations here.
Bartleby.com offers users a collection of online references and other texts.
- Citation & Style Guides
This site from the Concordia University Libraries presents APA, MLA, and Chicago Manual Style Guides, and citation examples, including electronic sources. You will also find links to many other sites that offer assistance with documenting sources and avoiding plagiarism.
- OneLook Dictionaries
OneLook is a compendium of more than 700 online dictionaries, both general and specialized. You can search the entire collection at once, or select subject-specific resources.