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Writing Resources

Writing and Editing Sites

  • The Oatmeal is an online comic book about guidelines for writing and grammar rules.

  • ChompChomp is an interactive grammar and punctuation practice site that includes the grammar and punctuation rules. User-friendly & fun.

  • The Purdue Online Writing Lab is an online writing, grammar and research style handbook. At the homepage, choose “General Writing” from the toolbar to find writing and grammar topics.

Research Writing

  • The Purdue Online Writing Lab also includes research style guidelines, such as MLA, APA, and Chicago. At the homepage, choose “Research and Citation” from the tool bar to find research rules for constructing in-text citations and works cited (or reference) pages.

  • EasyBib is a template especially useful for citing websites (and short pieces from websites), as well as for citing any source. It includes MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.

  • Use “Rentschler Library Citations Checklist” to double-check that you included all basic research citation expectations in your paper before handing it in.

Style Handbooks

Consider purchasing one of these popular handbooks for writing, editing, and research guidelines: