/ Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing

Writing Hints and Tips

Use these resources and guides to help you become a better writer.

The Writing Process
Critical Reading and Thinking
  • (from UNC)
  • (with thanks to the Harvard Writing Center)
  • (from the ever-resourceful Purdue OWL)
  • (with thanks to U Cal Berkeley)
  • (from Cornell University)
  • (from New Mexico State)
  • (from UNC)
Grammar Aid
  • (with thanks to Dartmouth College)
  • (with thanks to the University of Illinois)
Resources for English Language Learners

Over the course of the next year we plan to provide more resources here for students whose first language is not English. Meanwhile, here are some websites from other institutions that offer some specific guides and suggestions:

Citing Sources
  • 鈥 A complete citation management and source documentation system.
  • 鈥 A complete citation management and source documentation system.
  • 鈥 For quickly generating single MLA, APA or Chicago Style citations to copy and paste into your document.
  • 鈥 Help with MLA, APA and Chicago Style citations.
Style Manuals
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • Modern Language Association Handbook (MLA)
  • American Chemical Society Style Guide (ACS)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA Style)
  • Scientific Style and Format (CSE)
Preventing Plagiarism
Resources at Other Institutions

These institutions have web pages like this one that will direct you to a whole host of additional writing resources: