Guides to Writing and Research
- DePaul University Center to Wrting-based Learning
- Guide to Grammar and Style by Jack Lynch, Rutgers University.
- KU Writing Center from Kansas University.
- Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL)
- The Writer’s Handbook – University of Wisconsin at Madison
- The Writers Workshop from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Includes sections on writing, grammar, and bibliographies.
Evaluating Your Sources
Part of information literacy is knowing what sources are useful for what assignments. Below are some resources that can help you figure this out. Of course, you want to check with your instructor, as they are the final arbiter as to what kind of material is appropriate for each assignment.
Annotating Your Sources
Some professors assign an annotated bibliography. Below are some resources that can help you figure out how to do it.
- How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography from Cornell University
- Annotated Bibliographies from Purdue’s OWL
- Writing an Annotated Bibliography from Concordia University
- Writing an Annotated Bibliography by DePaul University
Citing Your Sources (Documentation)
- Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL).
- MLA Citation Guide by University of Maryland.
- MLA Citation Help from Cornell University.
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., 2009. Elmhurst College Library Reference R 808.042 M685 2009. Ask for this at the Reference and Information Services Desk in the library.
Online Resources that can assist you: