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Resources for Writers

Resources for Writers

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Grammar and Punctuation:

Active and Passive Voice

Adjectives

Adverbs

Apostrophes

Appositives

Articles

Colons

Comma: Six Most Common Usages

Commonly Misused Words

Conjunctions

Gerunds

Homonyms

Hyphens

Independent and Dependent Clauses

Infinitives

Irregular Verbs

Misplaced Modifiers

Nouns

Parallel Structure

Participles

Prepositions

Pronoun Antecedent Agreement

Pronouns

Quotation Marks

Run-ons: Fused Sentences and Comma Splices

Semicolons

Sentence Fragments

Subject-Verb Agreement

Using Verb Moods

Verb Tenses

ESL Resources:

ESL Independent Print Resources

ESL Online Resources

ESL Software Resources

ESL Tutoring Print Resources

Types of Writing:

Cover Letters

Personal Statements

Resumes

Writing By Department:

Biology Lab Report

English: Preparing an Annotated Bibliography

The Writing Process:

Conciseness

Paragraphs

Reverse Outlining

Summary vs. Analysis

Transitions

Writer’s Block/Anxiety

Writing a Conclusion

Writing a Thesis

Writing an Introduction

Research and Documentation:

AAA Bibliography

AAA Direct Quotations

American Medical Association (AMA) Format Guide

APA Citation of Sources

APA Direct Quotations

APA Endnotes and Footnotes

APA General Format

APA Guide to Headings

APA List of References

APA Numbers and Tables

APA Running Head for Word 2007

APA Running Head for Word 2010

APA Running Head for Word for Mac 2008

APA Running Head for Word for Mac 2010

Bluebook: Citing Cases

Bluebook: Explanatory Parentheticals

Bluebook: Introductory Signals

Bluebook: Other Types of Citations

Bluebook: Quotations

Bluebook: Shortened Citations

Chicago Style: Author-Date System

Chicago Style: Direct Quotations

Chicago Style: General Format

Chicago Style: Notes and Bibliography

How To Write a Precis

MLA: Citing Drama

MLA: Citing Fiction

MLA: Citing Poetry

MLA: Direct Quotations

MLA: Endnotes and Footnotes

MLA: General Format

MLA: Parenthetical References

MLA: Works Cited

Plagiarism: Defining and Avoiding

Research Tips and Strategies

Research: Writing a Research Prospectus

Research: Writing an Abstract

Summary and Paraphrase

Writing a Literature Review