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View Resource Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant, a frames-based site provided by Professor Chuck Guilford of Boise State University, aids writers in a different way from well known Online Writing Labs (OWLs), such as Purdue University's (discussed in the March 8, 1996 Scout Report), in that it concentrates on helping students think about how to conceive a writing project instead of giving nuts and bolts...

https://www.powa.org/
View Resource The Chicago Manual of Style FAQ

Wondering where to break a URL at the end of line, whether the ban on splitting infinitives still stands, or how many spaces to put after a period? The answers are here. While certainly not a comprehensive guide and not organized in a particularly helpful way, The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) FAQ nonetheless answers some of the questions that commonly vex writers and editors. What's more, the...

https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html
View Resource Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric

As students begin to return to college campuses across the country, they may be curious to know that there are a number of fine online resources that will help them develop their college-level writing skills. The first site offered here comes from the Dartmouth College Writing Program, and contains a number of helpful materials, such as some well-written essays that answer the question "What is...

https://writing-speech.dartmouth.edu/
View Resource University of Wisconsin-Madison's Writing Center

As students begin to return to college campuses across the country, they may be curious to know that there are a number of fine online resources that will help them develop their college-level writing skills. The first site offered here comes from the Dartmouth College Writing Program, and contains a number of helpful materials, such as some well-written essays that answer the question "What is...

https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/
View Resource Purdue University's Online Writing Lab

Around this time of the year, college students may find themselves staring blankly into a screen as they face any number of daunting writing assignments. Fortunately, there are two fine online resources that may aid them in this process. The first is offered by the Princeton Writing Center, and it contains a number of helpful essays on how to find and develop a paper topic, dealing with writing...

https://owl.purdue.edu/
View Resource KU Writing Center

The University of Kansas has a number of fine academic programs, and they also provide writing support for students who might be having trouble getting started with their own assignments or term papers. While visitors may not be able to make the trek on over to Lawrence, they can certainly hop online here to take advantage of some of their writing tutorials and guide sheets. Most visitors will...

http://writing.ku.edu/
View Resource University College Writing Handouts

Many universities have elaborate writing centers to assist students learn about the art of crafting wonderful and meaningful pieces of writing. The University College at the University of Toronto has collected over two dozen excellent resources designed to get undergraduates and others up to speed with the world of writing college-level papers. On the site, visitors will find resources like...

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https://www.uc.utoronto.ca/handouts
View Resource Writing Center Handouts

High-quality materials on the art and craft of effective college-level writing are always in demand, and this website from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a veritable cornucopia of such documents. The materials were created by the school's Writing Center, and they are divided into four areas: "Writing the Paper", "Citation, Style, and Sentence Level Concerns", "Specific Writing...

http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/
View Resource University of Richmond: Writer's Web

Created by the University of Richmond's Writing Center, the Writer's Web is a trove of publicly accessible materials on writing tips created by the faculty and students of this well-reputed institution. From the main page, visitors will find a dozen areas of note, including tips on Punctuation, Clarity & Style, and Documentation. Each area contains succinct and learned explanations on a range of...

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http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wweb.html
View Resource Harvard Writing Project: Writing Guides

These freely available and downloadable writing guides from the Harvard Writing Project may be a valuable resource for high school and university educators working with students who need help bringing their composition skills to the next level. The page is divided into five types of guides, including Brief Guides to Writing in the Disciplines, Course-Specific Writing Guides, Disciplinary Writing...

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https://writingproject.fas.harvard.edu/pages/writing-guides
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