Busse Library


How to find, use, and cite resources, and so much more!


Specifically for Graduate Students


Citation help and graduate-level writing, including Literature Reviews and Annotated Bibliographies.


APA Tutorials

http://www.apastyle.org/ and http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx 

Resources and videos from the American Psychological Association about using APA Style.


Purdue OWL


Especially valuable for citation guidelines.


Grammar Bytes: Grammar Instruction with Attitude


This site has it all: instruction, interactive quizzes, videos, and a MOOC.


The Writing Center at UNC—Chapel Hill


Over one hundred links/handouts on everything from commas to writing in specific academic fields.


The Writing Center @ The University of Wisconsin—Madison


Handouts/links in the following categories: Improving Your Writing Style; Stages of the Writing Process; Common Writing Assignments, Grammar and Punctuation; and Citations.


 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Center for Writing Studies


Grammar Handbook, Citation Styles, ESL Resources, and Writing Tips.


Capital Community College—Hartford, Connecticut


Guide to Grammar and Writing: Word & Sentence Level; Paragraph Level; Essay and Research Paper Level. Most lessons include self-checking quizzes.


University of New Hampshire


Citation Styles; Elements of a Paper; Grammar and Usage; Types of Writing.


Western Washington University


Strategies for Starting; Strategies for Revising; Strategies for Proofreading; Strategies for Studying; Grammar; Punctuation; Documentation.



The Basics of English Language. These handouts/links are been written for ESL students, but they will be helpful for everyone needing to brush up on grammar. (Has pop-up ads.)



Punctuation-only site with lots of good examples.



Grammar, Punctuation, Mechanics, Sentence style and clarity, Basics of writing, Academic writing, Organization and development, Revising and editing, and Research and documentation.


@APA_Style, @APAStyleCENTRAL, @WUWritingCenter, and many other writing-related Twitter accounts offer daily tips and links.