Uesful Links for Writers

There are many useful web sites that can help you with writing for college.
Here are a few we recommend you explore:
 

NOTE: While the following links are provided here in the belief that the information they lead to will be of use to you as a UNCW student, they connect to external web sites not sponsored or maintained by the University Learning Center or UNCW. No guarantee, express or implied, is made concerning the reliability of or access to information at such sites, nor regarding privacy of your information as you visit these sites.

General Writing Help:

 
Research Guides, Randall Library
  • Includes research guides, course guides, and online tutorials
My Research Strategy, Randall Library
  • Very useful research strategy worksheet plus e-mail reminder
The Writing Center, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Useful handouts, writing guides and links
The Writing Center, Agnes Scott College
  • Useful, easy to print handouts
The OWL and Writing Lab at Purdue
  • Useful links and e-mail response to writing questions
University of Wisconsin Writer's Handbook
  • Several useful links: from the writing process to citations
LEO: St. Cloud State University
  • Detailed guides and handouts

Help with Documentation & Citation:

 
Diana Hackers Research & Documentation Online
  • Help with MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE
Student Learning Centre, The University of Aukland
  • Reference Cite - help with APA, Chicago, and MLA
APA Style Online
  • Useful updates to APA style, especially for electronic media
Chicago Manual of Style Online
  • Quick guide to Chicago Style
CSE Quick Citation Guide, Penn State University
  • Examples of citations in three CSE styles
IEEE Style
  • Style Guide for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ACM Style
  • Association for Computing Machinery Word Style Guide
L&O Manuscript Preparation
  • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

Help with Writing Mechanics:

 
Grammar Girl
  • Fun, useful tips (listen or read)
Grammar Bytes!
  • Includes Exercises, Handouts, & Tips
Guide to Grammar and Writing
  • Useful lessons for all writers
University of Bristol, Improve Your Writing
  • Writing guides and grammar exercises
 
 

 


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