Writing Resources

Writing tools, support, and tips.

Writing Centers

Here are links to selected excellent university writing centers in the U.S.

These sites include guides to all aspects of the writing process, discussions of writing in different disciplines, help with grammar and punctuation, citing sources, and more.

Usage and Grammar Guides

A usage guide or grammar guide is a book that illustrates how to use English correctly.


The best-known guide deals with the basics of how to write "plain English" -- this is the classic

  • The Elements of Style / by William Strunk, Jr. ; with revisions, an introduction, and a chapter on writing by E.B. White
    PE1408.S772 2000 -- online here

Here are ONLINE English language usage manuals, from 2010+

Here are ONLINE grammar guides, from 2016+