Chegg Easy Bib Writing Blog – This blog covers topics from citations to plagiarism.
Copyright Law and Fair Use – Dallas Theological Seminary offers copyright resources helpful in an academic environment.
Grammarly – Grammarly is a free text editor that automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in your writing.
- Install Grammarly’s free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Grammarly will help you write correctly on nearly every site on the web.
- Grammarly®Handbook, an online guide explaining English grammar and style.
- Grammarly Blogoffers daily tips, fun commentary, and valuable insights from the wonderful world of writing and grammar.
The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.
Writing Exercises – Check your basic writing skills using these easy to access exercises in grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, sentence style, and writing numbers. Provided through the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.
Writing Support for College Instructors and Students – The OWL at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material as a free service to students, members of the community, and users worldwide.
Student Guide to Academic Writing – This guide provides information on the types of essays they may be required to write, how to conduct research and strategies for effective proofreading.
- Academic Citation Resource Guide
- APA Style (OWL – Purdue)
- BibMe – Free citation creation for bibliography.
- EasyBib – Free bibliography generator
- How to Read Citations
- Microsoft Word 2007(and more recent versions) includes Citation Manager and Reference Builder to “give you the ability to add references, footnotes, endnotes, tables of contents, tables of figures or tables of authorities. Format your reference automatically by selecting a predefined style guide, including APA.” Few students realize Word 2007 provides these features. Functionality is limited but does meet the needs of some students. Try it.
- Zoterois a free tool that collects, manages, and cites the sources you find during your research. In addition to saving a citation, you can add notes and images in your Zotero library and in many cases automatically download PDFs. Zotero works with several browsers, including Chrome, FireFox and Safari. It generates footnotes, in-text citations, and formatted bibliographies according to Chicago, APA, or MLA style. University of California, Berkeley has a Guide to using Zotero.