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Essays and Academic Writing:

Academic Skills | University of New South Wales

Academic Writing — Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

A Librarian’s Guide to a Research Paper

Recommended to MA Tutoring by one of the users of our blog, this guide to writing a research paper is incredibly insightful and helpful. It is written from the perspective of one of the most important, and unfortunately, often undervalued positions in the academic community: the Librarian. Show appreciation to these amazing ladies and gentlemen next time you’re in the library! They do more for us than we know!

Center for Writing Studies | University of Illinois

Essay Exam: Clue Words

Hypergrammer | University of Ottowa

Reorganizing Drafts — The Writing Center | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rhetorical Devices – A list of of rhetorical devices.

Strunk & White, The Elements of Style (full text)

Writing Handouts | The Writing Center: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Writing Resources | Iowa State University

Writing Resources | Harvard University

Writing Task Resource Page

Writers Write – Blog about writing.

OEDb | Open Education Database – A list of 150 online resources to help improve your writing.


Critical Reading and Writing | Suny Empire State College


Grammar Girl – Blog on writing and grammar.

Grammar Untied – Blog on grammar.


Task Words

Tone Words

Transitional Words/Phrases


The Camelot Project | University of Rochester

Bartleby – Access to Great Books Online

Help with reading comprehension and retention, as well as studying your Norton Anthology English literature books

     On the Norton Anthology of English Literature page they have free audio readings of many pieces of literature, summaries and reviews to help you study and truly comprehend the material, as well as several other helpful resources for your English Lit class.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg has almost 60,000 free eBooks and access to a mobile site via a QR code.

Writing About Literature | LitWeb: The Norton Introduction to Literature

This LitWeb page has information to help you all different aspects and forms of the writing process, from paraphrasing, to tense choice, to choosing a text or planning your paper.