Guide to Grammar and Writing -
Includes sentences, paragraphs, how to construct an essay, etc. You can also
"Ask Grammar" and get a response usually within hours. (Results are posted to
the web in "Grammar Logs", not to your email.)
- "...deviations from the standard use of English as judged by
sophisticated users such as professional writers, editors, teachers, and
literate executives and personnel officers. The aim of this site is To help you
avoid low grades, lost employment opportunities, lost business, and titters of
amusement at the way you write or speak."
by WORDPLAY - "Common mistakes in English grammar, and the simple
rules that will keep you on track."
Strunk's Elements of Style
by William Strunk, Jr.
WORDNET - Information in 40 languages, "Nouns,
verbs, adjectives, and adverbs grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms that are
linked by conceptual-semantic relations."
- If you enter two misspellings of a
word, it will search the Internet, and show you which one is more popular,
even if neither one is correct. SpellWeb can also be used to judge relative
popularity based on occurrence on the Web.
- Strategies to improve
your reading, listening, note-taking and other skills.
- American Psychological Association
(Primary discipline: Social Sciences) At the present time, there is
no online access to the APA publication - copies of the print version are
available in the library.
APA Style: The Social Sciences
- Guidelines listed on this webpage
are consistent with the Publication Manual for the American Psychological
Association, 4th ed, but not authorized by APA.
Style Formats - The
official APA site for citing electronic resources.
OWL AT PURDUE
- Online Writing Lab's wonderful APA guide
- Prepared by Brigham Young University not
authorized by APA.
CBE - Council of
(Primary discipline: Sciences)
CBE Style: The Sciences
- Guidelines listed on this
webpage are consistent with the Scientific Style and Format, published by
the Council of Biology Editors (6th ed., 1994).
- (Primary discipline: History)
- Maintained by the Ohio State University.
Chicago Manual: History
- Guidelines listed on this webpage are
consistent with the The Chicago Manual of Style, 14th ed. (Chicago: U
of Chicago P, 1993).
- Maintained by the Ithaca College Library.
- (Primary discipline: Engineering)
Style Manual - Institute
of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
- (Primary disciplines: English and Humanities)
MLA Style: English and
other humanities -
Guidelines listed on this webpage are
consistent with the the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers,
5th ed. (New York: MLA, 1999)
OWL AT PURDUE
- Online Writing Lab's wonderful MLA guide
MLA Handbook: Documenting Electronic Sources on the Internet
by Andrew Harnack and Gene Kleppinger, Eastern Kentucky University,
Award-winning Web site covers grammar, sentence structures, etc. Useful
sections on business writing, research papers and overcoming writers block.
ONLINE WRITING LAB -
Free writing help and teaching resources that
include information on business communications, cover letters. grammar,
proofreading, resumes, writers block, etc. Sponsored by Purdue
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