Links to other Writing Labs and Sites for Writers
Numerous web sites are available to help you become a better writer. Some of the best include:
OWL Resources for Writers - Purdue University offers some of the best information available to improve your writing skills. You will find additional links as well as handouts, advice, practice sheets, and much more. Purdue Online Writing Lab
Topics are abundant at the University of Richmond Writer's Web
. This site explores topics by the various stages of the writing process - First Draft, Focusing & Connecting Ideas, General Editing, Peer Editing, Sentence Structure, Using and Documenting Sources. You will also find hints for writing papers in other disciplines.
Need a Handbook? The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a handbook that explains and illustrates the basic grammatical rules concerning the parts of speech, phrases, clauses, sentences and sentence elements, and common problems of usage. The Writers' Workshop site is well worth your time. Grammar Handbook
Need a Dictionary, Thesaurus or Translator?
Dictionary.com includes "Ask Doctor Dictionary", Fun & Games, Other Dictionaries (German, Greek,Latin, Spanish, etc.), Roget's Thesaurus, Translator, Web Directory, Word of the Day and Writing Resources. Dictionary
Doing A Research Paper?
Diana Hacker, author of A Writer's Reference, supplies you with information on writing all types of research papers. You will find documentation instructions using MLA (Humanities), APA (Social Sciences), Chicago (History) and CBE (Science) styles.
The Modern Language Association is a must for students needing help on citation. MLA ONLINE