Oxford English Dictionary:
Online Writing Labs and Writing Websites:
University of Michigan OWL:
University of Missouri Online Writery:
Guide to Grammar and Writing:
Strunk and White's Elements of Style:
Inkspot: A Resource for Writers:
Guides to internet citations:
Guides to avoiding plagiarism:
Guides to gender neutral language
- Elements of Style
- by William Strunk, Jr.
- Nuts and Bolts Guide to
College Writing - practical, example-filled guide to writing
college essays, including help on style, structure, and mechanics.
- Able Writer: A
Rhetoric and Handbook - describes an English composition handbook
that treats pre-writing, outlining, English grammar, usage, word choice,
dictionaries, spelling, punctuation, and writing college research
- Basic Guide
to Essay Writing - a step-by-step guide to writing a basic essay.
Includes links to other on-line essay resources.
- Five Tools
for Writing Timed Essays - develop skills in the use of a set of
specific intellectual tools, described here.
- Grammar and
Style Guide - guide to grammar and style, prepared by Jack Lynch of
the University of Pennsylvania.
to Grammar and Writing
of Rhetorical Devices - definitions and examples of more than sixty
traditional rhetorical devices, which can be useful in improving the
effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing. By Robert Harris
of Southern California College.
- odd prose -
selection of odd sentences from student essays. This page exists to
encourage students to improve their proficiency in written English.
Includes common errors found in student papers.
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant -
guide to writing, composition, rhetoric, editing, and style.
- Slot, The - part style manual,
part pet-peeve collection, The Slot is one copy editor's look at how to
use, and how not to use, the English language.
- Wired Style
- principles of English usage in the Digital Age.
for Multimedia: A Guide - style guide.
- FAQ - Style -
style and usage questions and answers from the copyediting-l mailing
Guide to Dictionaries and other Reference Texts