Writing Resources

A Writer’s Reference, Bedford / St. Martin’s  Learn how to find the advice you need to begin any writing assignment or to revise a draft.
Frequently Asked Questions About the MLA Handbook  Features answers to common questions regarding Modern Language Association citation style.

Guide to Grammar and Style  This resource is a miscellany of grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage compiled by Jack Lynch – Acting Senior Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts & Sciences, and Professor in the English Department of Rutgers University-Newark.

Guide to Grammar and Writing  The Guide to Grammar and Writing is a grammar focused resource designed to help students write essays, reports and research papers. In addition, it is a site where students can look up grammatical issues for themselves.

How to Write a Term Paper  This web resource from Gale Cengage Learning provides an overview of the research process with illustrated examples.

InfoWrite, Gale Cengage Learning  This Gale Cengage Learning site provides resources for special kinds of writing, modes of exposition, grammar, the writing process, and critical thinking.

MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide: The OWL at Purdue  Produced by the the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University, this site provides information about how to format a paper in MLA style, as well as numerous examples of how to format in-text citations and the Works Cited page.

MLA Documentation Guide: The Writer’s Handbook  This guide produced by the University of Wisconsin Writing Center, provides concise instructions and examples for using the MLA documentation style.

National Writing Project (NWP)  “The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation’s educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners.”

NWP Digital Is  The NWP Digital Is website is a collection of ideas, reflections, and stories about what it means to teach writing in our digital, interconnected world. Read, discuss, and share ideas about teaching writing today.

Roget’s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases  “Peter Roget’s classic structure coupled with Mawson’s modernization becomes even more user-friendly on Bartleby.com with 85,000 hyperlinked cross-references—thus fulfilling their goal of “each word being related to its neighbors and each part to the whole.” Additionally, over 2,900 proverbs and quotations from classic and modern authors illustrate the 1,000-plus entries.”

Writer’s Handbook, University of Wisconsin-Madison  This site provides instructional materials for assistance with writing.

Writing @CSU  Welcome to Writing@CSU — home of Colorado State University’s open access learning environment, the Writing Studio. Use this site to write, learn to write, take writing classes, learn about our campus writing center, and access resources for writing teachers.

Writing Center Handouts, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  “The Writing Center is an instructional service that provides writing assistance for students, faculty, and staff. We offer both face-to-face and online consultations, as well as a collection of online resources for writers and educators.”

Writing in College: A Short Guide to College Writing, The University of Chicago  This guide was created to assist first and second year students in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Writing Resources, Harvard College Writing Program,  The [Harvard University] Writing Center has prepared a series of hand-outs about different aspects of the writing process.”

Writing@Kean  “Writing@Kean provides resources for Kean’s student authors and instructors who integrate writing into their courses across all levels and disciplines at Kean University.”


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