Now that you
have done your research, compiled your sources and sharpened your
pencils (or turned on your computer), it is time to write... In
the words of Lord Acton, "We learn as much by writing as by
reading." Listed below are web sites that can help you with
the various stages of writing.
Facts (Research Central Homepage)
Need to check
the spelling of a word? Want to include a great quote in your
paper but don't know where to find one? The Fast
Facts website is an excellent place to start. It includes
dictionaries, encyclopedias, quotation sources, thesauri and much
Writing Center Writer Resources
about the writing process, general organization of your paper
and the all important grammar and punctuation rules. This website
is a resource of the UGA
Writing Center (Park Hall 66, Department of English) which
offers workshops and assistance on individual projects.
on the web...
Online Writing Assistant
is a doozy. It describes all forms of writing--informal essays,
thesis/support essays, exploratory and argumentative essays. Activities
are provided to help users practice and fine tune their writing
skills. A great place to learn more about the fine art of writing.
Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students
Brought to you by the University of Vermont, this site provides advice, examples, and practice exercises for common writing and speaking assignments in engineering and science. Learn how to write a proper letter, memo, report, or proposal, or design a professional-looking slide presentation or scientific poster.
Online Writing Centers
is not for the weak of heart. It is a listing of all the various
"writing centers" in the United States in alphabetical
order. Rather overwhelming at first, it does link to an amazing
number of resources available throughout the academic community.