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Department of Literature and Language


Grammar Resources
Grammar Girl (short, friendly tips to improve your writing)
Grammar Bytes (information about grammar, writing, and presentations)

Usage and Reference Tools
Common Errors in English (an excellent site devoted to common usage errors) (Dictionary, Thesaurus, etc.)
The Internet Dictionary Project (includes foreign language translation dictionaries)
The Owl at Purdue (The famous online writing lab at Purdue)

MLA Format (Modern Language Association)
APA Format (American Psychological Association)

Project Gutenberg (a collection of over 100,000 titles)
Bibliomania (more than 2000 free classic texts)
Classic Authors (a collection of etexts categorized by authors' names)
Luminarium (anthology of English literature from medieval through the Restoration)
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature (an ongoing reference and research guide)
Historical Guide to American Literature

Classic British and American Essays and Speeches (Over 300 to choose from)

New!From Beowulf to Bae: Influences that Changed the English Language (With thanks to Anna Jones and her student, Lucas! 

Other Resources For Writers
Writing in various disciplines
Dave's ESL Cafe
English as a Second Language
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

LifeHack Articles

10 Best Tools for Teachers and Students

Useful Online Resources for Writers

6 Tools to help Save Time Writing

10 Incredible Things You Learn From Writing 

Critical Thinking Skills 

The Critical Thinking Community 

What is Critical Thinking?

Excellent YouTube Video

No, You're Not Entitled to Your Opinion 

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