Monika Brown                        WEB SITES for WRITING and RESEARCH            UNC Pembroke
monika.brown@uncp.edu                                                                                                                        


WRITING GUIDES and RESOURCES for WRITERS

    Purdue Online Writing Lab  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: http://english.ttu.edu/Kairos/3.1/news/paradigm/ 
             and powa.org/, click on sitemap for writing process stages   
    Rutgers Resources for Writers and Teachers http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/links.html
    The Writing Center, U. Wisconsin-Madison  wisc.edu/writetest/index.html
    The DeVry Online Writing Support Center:  http://www.abacon.com/connections/resources/writing.html
    U of British Columbia Writer's Toolbox: effective writing advice  http://www.writingcentre.ubc.ca/workshop/toolbox.htm
    Bedford St. Martins Guide for academic writing  dianahacker.com/resdoc/index.html
    Dartmouth University Writing Program (for students & teachers)  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/about.shtml
    Winthrop University Writing Center handouts   winthrop.edu/wcenter/handoutsnew.htm
    UNC Chapel Hill Writing Center   http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/
    University of Texas Writing Center handouts (including literary analysis)    http://projects.uwc.utexas.edu/handouts/
    Bowdoin College Writing Guides (see history papers)   http://academic.bowdoin.edu/WritingGuides/
    [links to other resources on writing:  webenglishteacher.com/writing.html ]
     argument essays
    
U of British Columbia: persuasion; essay drafts/critiques  http://www.writingcentre.ubc.ca/workshop/tools/argument.htm
     online resources for argument  webenglishteacher.com/argument.html
    
writing about literature and literary research 
     model student papers in several genres   thewritesource.com/models.htm
     thesis statements in critical essays    math.grinnell.edu/~simpsone/Connections/     
     literary research guide

 ACADEMIC RESEARCH LINKS 
(from Forbes Best of the Web: forbes.com/bow/b2c/category.jhtml?id=231)
  
  Academic Information online (see Subject Gateways subhead) academicinfo.net/
    Humanities, Literature, and Arts online:  Voice of the Shuttle (UC Santa Barbara)  http://vos.ucsb.edu/
    Social Sciences Information Gateway   http://sosig.esrc.bris.ac.uk/ 
    JStor  Scholarly Journal Archive (articles are mainly accessible through libraries)  jstor.org/
   
Science Direct (abstracts of scholarly articles)  sciencedirect.com/
    WorldCat:  find libraries that have a book  http://www.worldcat.org/

RESEARCH STRATEGIES and SOURCE EVALUATION
    
     The Internet Public Library: Links to Reference Materials Online (by subjects) ipl.org/ref/
    Yale University Library Research Workstation http://www.library.yale.edu/guides/
     primary vs secondary sources: lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/PrimarySources.html 
     magazines vs. scholarly journal sources  uncp.edu/library/instruction/chart.pdf
     evaluating internet sites  virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm  
     evaluating internet sites  vuw.ac.nz/~agsmith/evaln/evaln.htm (access to virtual library) 


DOCUMENTATION and AVOIDING PLAGIARISM

    plagiarism and how to avoid it (use menu on left) indiana.edu/~wts/wts/plagiarism.html
    paraphrase vs. plagiarism examples http://webster.commnet.edu/mla/plagiarism.shtml
    MLA documentation  http://webster.commnet.edu/mla/index.shtml
    APA documentation http://webster.commnet.edu/apa/apa_index.htm
    Chicago Manual/CMS-Turabian wisc.edu/writetest/Handbook/DocChicago.html
    Columbia Guide to citing/creating online documents columbia.edu/cu/cup/cgos/idx_basic.html
  
Last update,  September 2009