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General Resources for Students

Online Writing Resources

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a well known comprehensive online writing resource. It includes a vast array of instructional resources and interactive exercises. Links include the writing process, mechanics and exercises, grammar and citation: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ 

Another comprehensive writing resource has been produced by Harvard University Writing Center. It offers several handouts on different stages of the writing process. It addresses how to write for various disciplines.The site also advises the student as to how to avoid plagiarism: http://writingcenter.fas.harvard.edu/pages/resources

University of Maryland's College Effective Writing Center offers tutorials on managing assignments as well as several multimedia modules on essay basics and citations: http://www.umuc.edu/current-students/learning-resources/writing-center/index.cfm

The Writing Center at Brigham Young University provides us with handouts that introduce and reinforce writing principles and strategies: http://writingcenter.byu.edu/resources/

Books and Ebooks available through the Library

ESL Resources