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- MLA Style Center — Citations by Format
This site gives examples of common sources that students use in their papers using MLA style. There is also an Interactive Practice Template. The Style Center includes information on formatting research papers, sample papers in MLA style, and grammar and punctuation quizzes.
- Plagiarism Prevention Presentation...with some help from Dr. Seuss
Plagiarism happens when you take credit for someone else’s words or ideas. This site uses Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss to show examples of the incorrect use of quotes, paraphrasing and failing to give citations.
- Purdue OWL
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University provides guidelines on various aspects of writing. General Writing Resources includes exercises for grammar and punctuation. Plagiarism Overview gives information about plagiarism and how to avoid it. Research and Citation Resources shows how to use the MLA and other format and citation styles. The OWL also has short videos on writing. Use the search feature or navigation links to browse pages.
- Strunk's Elements of Style
A classic guide on the basic principles of composition, grammar, word usage and misusage, and writing style.
More than an online dictionary, this site offers a personalized learning program to teach essential English words for academic success. Create a free account to track your progress.
- The Writing Center
This advice for writing papers goes beyond grammar help to include topics on procrastinating, brainstorming, proofreading and more. Use the Citation Builder to prepare citations using MLA, APA, and Chicago style manuals. Provided by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.