Term Paper/Writing Tips
Print and AV Resources
Writing: MVCC Library Resources
Links: Copyright and Plagiarism
- The American Heritage Book of English
Usage -- a searchable guide to American English grammar and usage.
Errors in English -- an outstanding compilation of hundreds of common
and uncommon errors made by writers and speakers of English, developed by
Paul Brians of Washington State University.
Plagiarism Seminar -- Lemoyne College's Noreen Reale Falcone Library
site with links to definitions, guides for students and more.
- The Elements of Style:
William Strunk, Jr. -- contains Strunk's Elementary Rules of Usage,
Elementary Principles of Composition, a Few Matters of Form, Words and Expressions
Commonly Misused and Words Commonly Misspelled.
- Guide for Writing
Research Papers -- online version of the 6th edition (2003) of the MLA
Handbook developed by Capital Community College, Hartford, CT.
- Guide to Grammar
and Style -- developed by Asst. Prof. Jack Lynch of Rutgers University,
this site is an alphabetical list of tips on style and grammatical usage,
with links to related sites and a bibliography of useful handbooks and manuals.
- Guide to Grammar and
Writing -- an excellent guide to writing term papers, maintained by
Professor Charles Darling of Capital Community College, Hartford, CT.
to Write a Term Paper -- guide from Gale Publishing outlining the steps
of writing a term paper.
- MVCC Libraries Citation Styles links
-- includes style information for MLA, APA and Chicago.
- NoodleBib Express --
it generates citations that can then be copied and pasted into a Word document.
- RefDesk.com: My Facts Page:
Grammar, Usage and Style-- contains many links to web sites that will
help you write better.
Language -- web site from Random House on "avoiding language that
reinforces stereotypes or excludes certain groups of people".
- Sexism in Language
-- tips on ways sexism can be avoided in speaking and writing.
- Technical Writing -- a guide
to technical writing rules developed by Dr. Ronald B. Standler
- The Utica Writer's Club
-- Home page of the local writer's group.