Online Resources: Free Writing Information

Use these to shop around and find the ones you like the best. Most have links to other helpful pages.

  • Purdue University Online Writing Lab
    This site has many printable handouts on grammar, writing resources, and ESL tips. It also includes excellent links to reference resources, style and editing guides, business and technical writing, and more.
  • Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age
    This is an online style manual from Bedford Books. It contains extensive guides in plain English to research in various disciplines and documentation styles.
  • University of Minnesota Center for Writing
    The mission of the Center for Writing is to enhance student learning, to improve writing instruction, and to deepen our understanding of literacy and the writing process.
  • University of Kansas Writing Center
    Writers need feedback, sounding boards, and other people to coach and guide them while they compose. That's where the KU Writing Center comes in. It's a place for productive talk about writing, with trained peer consultants to help you brainstorm, draft or edit your writing.
  • The Center for Communication Practices at Rensselaer
    The CCP offers help to writers who would like responses to their writing or their oral presentations. We’re glad to work with any type of project–essays or lab reports, resumes or doctoral theses, PowerPoint slides and more.
  • The Writing Lab Newsletter
    The Writing Lab Newsletter is a forum for exchanging ideas and information about writing centers in high schools, colleges, and universities.