Writing Resources and Tools
The Grammar and punctuation links provided will assist you in creating/understanding or revising well written sentences, paragraphs and essays. Also provided are interactive exercises you may choose to access that will help you understand grammar rules and their application. Everything you want to know is included in these sites. Just click on the links, and let your fingers do the walking through our Writing Fellows hyperlinks.
- English Grammar Guide
- Excelsior Online Writing Lab (site index)
- Grammar bytes, exercises and handouts
- Grammar Resources (Khan Academy)
- Grammar Resources (Towson University)
- Grammar Essentials
- Hyper Grammar (University of Ottawa)
- Purdue/OWL, Writing Resources By Topic (site map)
- Refdesk.com, Grammar usage and style listing of resources
- Writing Handbook, (Univ. of Wisconsin, Writing Center)
What word do I use? Where do I go to find the meaning? These sites will help you find just the right word to enhance your writing. Instead of using common, uninteresting words, heighten your vocabulary by accessing some of the sites included on the Writing Fellows Vocabulary sites.
How do I narrow my topic? What should I include in my essay? What’s important? What’s not?
How do I organize my paper? What should come first?
What type of formatting should I use? What is MLA? What is APA?
- Acknowledging Sources Tutorial
- Avoid Plagiarism Tutorial
- Avoid Plagiarism Tutorial (Univ. of Arizona)
- Harvard Guide to Using Sources
- How to Recognize Plagiarism Tutorial (Indiana University)
- Learn to Avoid Plagiarism (Excelsior Online Writing Lab)
- Plagiarism.org (info on detection tools)
- Plagiarism and Paraphrasing
- Purdue University, Online Writing Lab, Avoiding Plagiarism
- Rutgers University Library, Plagiarism Video Tutorial (bobblehead modules)