Writing and Research Help

Writing Help /Research Help Websites

A Research Guide

We're here to help you write your research papers. Scholars and librarians have collated some of the best resources for literary research and we have the latest style-guides to guide you through footnoting, referencing and bibliographies. Explore our in-depth resources for key literary works or visit our ask & answer section to submit your research dilemmas. 

 

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http://www.aresearchguide.com/

Avoiding Plagiarism

A guide on how to avoid plagiarism 
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/plagiarism/

Easy Bib

Generate citations in MLA, APA & Chicago formats for your bibliography

Save hours by making a Works Cited page automatically!
http://www.easybib.com/

Grammarly

Grammarly makes sure everything you type is easy to read, effective, and mistake-free.
https://www.grammarly.com/

Correctica

Catches what spell checkers, grammar checkers, and human editors miss
http://www.correctica.com/

The Hemingway App

Want to make your written content easier to read? Paste your content into this free web app, and it'll assess your writing and identify opportunities to make it simpler.
http://www.hemingwayapp.com/

Plagiarism.org

A website dedicated to helping define plagiarism and how to avoid it and cite resources properly. 
http://www.plagiarism.org/

Purdue Owl

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction. 

 

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https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Purdue Owl Sample Citation Page

Writing Sample of a Citation Page
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/12/

Purdue Owl Sample MLA Format Paper

Sample of an MLA Formatted Paper
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/13/

SAS Writing Navigator

Writing Navigator is a suite of tools that guides and supports you in all four stages of the writing process

 

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https://www.writingnavigator.com/portal/sites/writingnav/index.html

Website Evaluator

Helps students evaluate a website to figure out whether it is a reliable resource or not. 
http://webeval.researchready.com/

Son of a Citation Machine

Citation Machine™ automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and thousands more! 

 

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http://www.citationmachine.net/