Warren Wilson Writing Center
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The OED is the definitive source not only for definitions, but also for the origins and historical usage of English words. (Available only on campus or from the Library webpage).
Retraces the origins of English words -- a phenomenal labor of love.
The great thing about this online thesaurus is that each synonym is linked to its definition.
Online dictionaries, glossaries, and encyclopedias in many different fields and languages.
Hundreds of mini lessons and exercises on many aspects of grammar, from basic to complex.
William Struck, Jr.'s classic guide to grammar.
Interactive grammar excercises related to "clear sentences," "wordchoice," "ESL Trouble Spots," and more.
Check out our grammar tip sheets, under "Publications & Tipsheets."
The Bedford Handbook Online
Online guide to research and documentation in MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles.
Online comparative guide to citing sources and compiling a list of sources in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and CSE styles.
General information about integrating sources, along with information about using numerous documentation styles, including APSA and ABE.
PDF guide to AAA style.
An overview of the basic format for ASA style.
Guides to many documentation styles, citation generators, and citation management programs available at the library and online.
Useful articles on many aspects and styles of writing.
Guides to college academic writing, both generally and in specific disciplines.
Dozens of handouts to help with many aspects of writing, from introductions to writing anxiety to plagiarism to specific types of assignments and disciplines.
Scores of handouts on writing, including many specific kinds of academic assignments as well as blogs, cover letters, and more.
Scores of information on the writing process, using transitions, grammar, citations styles, how to approach common types of writing assignments, and more.
Interactive guide to writing essays, personal statements, and resumes at all stages of the writing process, from the University of Texas Writing Center.
Help with idioms and slang, grammar, pronunciation, and more.
Listening practice, vocabulary and grammar exercises, quizzes, and more.
Resources for teachers and students, including lists of idioms and irregular verbs, quizzes, and interactive message boards.
Links to handouts particularly relevant for ESL students and tutoring.
Information about the Creative Writing Major and Minor, prompts, and advice about editing and submitting writing for publication.
The online companion to Poets & Writer's magazine, with information and listings on publishing, contests, writing conferences, MFA programs, and more.
Online directory of genre fiction markets.
Competitions, conferences, an online journal, literary agents, and more.
Hundreds of articles on many aspects and genres of creative writing.
Loads of advice from published authors on writing and publishing.
Articles, Q&As with published authors, prompts, and more.
A great online tutor manual with gratuitously pessimistic titles, from the Appalachian College Association.
General advice and guides for addressing many specific issues in tutoring, including "structure," "style," and "grammar."
A quarterly Writing Center Journal with articles about tutoring and training written by Writing Centers around the country.
A blog for peer tutors to share experiences, converse, and ask and give advice.
Conferences, job announcements, research grants and more. Keep up on what's going on in the Writing Center world.