Research and Writing Tips
- TILT: Information Literacy Tutorial from The University of Texas
- Webwise: BBC's guide to using the internet
- elearners.com: tips and advice on conducting online research and participating in online classes
Researching and Writing
- Basic Steps in the Research Process: An outline of steps to follow as you go about researching and writing your paper.
- Researching a Topic Worksheet: A checklist to help you focus your topic.
- Research and Writing: Step By Step: From the Internet Public Library.
Finding Reliable Material
- How to Evaluate Web Sites for Quality: Outlines basic questions to ask when evaluating web resources.
- The CARS Checklist for Information Quality: A useful guide when evaluating sources for credibility, accuracy, and overall reliability.
- What is a Scholarly Journal?: Lists identifying charactersistics of scholarly publications.
- KnightCite: This citation generator from Calvin College will automatically format your citations into APA, MLA and Chicago styles.
- Citation Styles: Links to examples of each style and a link to the http: //citationmachine.net/ .
- Examples of APA Style: From the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
- Assembling a List of Works Cited in Your Paper: Provides detailed examples of citations by format and style.
- Introduction to Basic Legal Citation: From the Cornell University Law School.
Writing and Grammar Links
- OWL: The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University: Information on grammar, punctuation, spelling, documenting sources, and writing across the curriculum.
- KU Writing Center: A collection of writing guides from Kansas University.
- The Elements of Style: The online version of the classic work by William Strunk, Jr.
- ACU Academic Integrity Policy
- Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism: From the Duke University Libraries.
- Avoiding Plagiarism: Tips from the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University.
Modified from the Central Michigan University's Online Resources