Subject Guides – Writing and Grammar

Subject Guides – Writing and Grammar

Annotated Bibliographies
Critical Book Review
Literature Reviews
Guides to Style, Grammar & Writing

Writing– The Learning Centre, University of Manitoba
Provides numerous handouts on the writing process such as The Research Paper, The Thesis Statement, Sample Basic Essay Outline, Writing Summaries, A Self-Editing Guide etc.

The Owl at Purdue
 – Purdue University
Provides instructional handouts on a variety of topics such as professional writing, research papers, grammar, spelling, ESL.

The UVic Writer’s Guide
Covers types of essays and the writing process.

How to Write a Thesis Statement– Indiana University

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
“This site contains sections on discovering what to write, organizing, revising and editing your writing, various types of essays, including thesis/support, argumentative, exploratory, and informal and documenting sources.” The emphasis is on the writing process.

Online Resources for Writers – Amherst College
Topics include the academic essay, finding a topic, thesis and argument, outlines, introductions and conclusions.

Writer’s Handbook – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Covers the writing process, grammar and citing references.

The Writing Centre Resources (University of Toronto)
Includes different types of writing assignments e.g. Analytic Essay, Critical Review, Research Essay, Personal Statements and Reports.

Online Reference Sources

Merriam-Webster Online
Online dictionary and thesaurus. Each word is accompanied by a definition, pronunciation, usage, grammatical function and a brief etymology. Based on Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate ® dictionary, 10 th edition.

Dictionary.com
Easy to use online dictionary, based on Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary. Includes links to various types of dictionaries, e.g. rhyming, foreign languages, symbols.

The Elements of Style
Online version of William Strunk’s The Elements of Style.

American Heritage Book of English Usage: A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English

OneLook Dictionaries
Searches more than 1000 general and subject specialized dictionaries simultaneously.

Roget’s International Thesaurus
English language synonyms and antonyms.

The King’s English by H. W. Fowler

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