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Note: These sites provide general information. If you have questions, be sure to speak with a writing consultant at the Writing Center.

Grammar and Mechanics

The 20 Most Common Errors in Writing

Spelling: Common Words that Sound Alike

Improving Sentence Clarity

Using Articles (a/the/an)

Writing Sentences (video)

Phrases and Clauses (video)

Manipulating Senence Parts (video)

How to Use Semicolons (video)

Passive and Active Voice (video)

Citation and Style Guides


MLA Style @ Purdue OWL


APA Style @ Purdue OWL

American Psychological Association (great searchable resource)


Chicago style @ Purdue OWL

Chicago Manual of Style (limited information)