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Writing Links

Listed here are external links to other sites online that can help with publishing, writing, research, and editing.

Publishing Opportunities and Links to Other Writing Centers

Undergraduate Journals & Conferences Directory
International Writing Centers Association
A site linking writing centers from all over the world.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Writing Center Handouts
A set of one- to two-page handouts and web pages on all kinds of writing issues, including such entries as documentation, logical fallacies, and passive voice. Lots of pages on writing for specific fields and writing process issues, even procrastination.
OWL: Purdue's Online Writing Lab
A site that has nearly all the information a writer needs. Has pages on grammar, effective writing, types of writing, researching, and documenting.
RPI Writing Center
The on-line writing support system of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Writer's Web 
A collection of materials on composing, editing, and documenting made available by the University of Richmond's Writing Center.
CWS Writer's Workshop
Writing resources brought together by the Center for Writing Studies at at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

Research and Documentation

Documentation Styles
The University of Wisconsin Writing Lab's handouts on research documentation, covering various aspects of MLA, APA, APSA, Chicago/ Turabian, and CBE styles of documentation.
Learning to document in MLA or APA format: University of Auckland, New Zealand.
William Strunk, Jr., The Elements of Style
Made available by Project Bartleby of Columbia University.
OWL: Purdue's Online Writing Lab: MLA Formatting
Instructions on how to organize, format, and document according to MLA guidelines. Excellent descriptions of how to create in-text citations and a Works Cited list.
How to Write APA
A very brief overview of how to organize, format, and write in a style that follows APA guidelines.
OWL: Purdue's Online Writing Lab: APA Formatting
Instructions on how to organize, format, and document according to APA guidelines. Excellent descriptions of how to create in-text citations and a References list.
Research and Documentation Online
A guide to researching, developing an argument, documenting sources, and other writing concerns. By the same author as your Pocket Style Manual!
Citation Guides
From the University of Michigan.
Electronic References and Scholarly Citations of Internet Sources
Brief guide to good web sites for internet citations.
Library of Congress
Massive research database.

Grammar and Punctuation

TAP Review

Review materials for the TAP test of basic skills in English Language Arts. Handout includes rules, examples, and links to boot camp materials prepared by the Associated Colleges of Illinois (2013) covering all basic areas of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics as well as some rhetoric and composition terms.
Covers basic grammar rules and concerns from parts of speech to style. It does not contain a search feature, but if you know what you need, you'll be able to find it here. 
Another source of common grammar rules that also includes discussions on writing phrases, clauses, sentences, and paragraphs and writing concerns such as diction. Has fun interactive quizzes.
Reference Materials

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources.
Developed by the ARTFL Project of the University of Chicago.
Political and Economic Terminology
by Dr. Paul M. Johnson, Auburn University.
 A Glossary of Political Economy Terms


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