Student Resources

Handouts and On-Line Reference Tools

  • Purdue Online Writing Lab
    This site offers many useful handouts on writing, writing across the disciplines, usage, grammar and mechanics.
  • Rensselaer Writing Center
    In addition to providing links to several other writing centers, the Rensselaer site offers several useful handouts on writing conventions across the disciplines. You will also find links to an online dictionary and thesaurus.
  • University of Illinois Writer's Workshop
    This site offers resources for both students and instructors and provides useful information for ESL students and their teachers.

YouTube Videos on Writing

The following videos are available on the Academic Success Center’s YouTube channel:

  • “Pre-writing Strategies” (9 minutes)
  • “Demystifying APA” (64 minutes)

More videos about writing will be available on this YouTube channel soon.