Writing at the University of Toronto - Writing advice on a variety of topics including:
- Understanding Essay Topics: A Checklist Steps to follow to make sure you understand your specific essay topic.
- The Book Review or Article Critique: General Guidelines How to write an analytic or critical review of a book or article.
- Writing an Annotated Bibliography
- Using Quotations
- Paraphrase and Summarize
- How Not to Plagiarize
- Grammar and Punctuation
How to study, research & write: Resources This list will help you find books and other resources on how to study, research and write papers and essays using the University of Toronto libraries.
Writer's Handbook from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center. Covers all areas of Academic Writing, Grammar and Style, Documentation Styles and Letters and Application Essays including:
- Planning and Writing a Research Paper How to write a library-based research paper.
- Critical Reviews How to write a critical review of a book or article
- Quoting and Paraphrasing Sources How to avoid plagiarizing.
- Grammar and Punctuation Help with grammar and punctuation.
OWL's (Online Writing Lab from Purdue University) Handouts and Materials for Students and Teachers including:
- General Writing Concerns (Planning/Writing/Revising/Genres)
- Writing Research Papers: A Step-by-Step Procedure
- Developing an Outline
- Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling
University of Alberta Libraries
- Writing a Research Paper
- A Concise Guide to Writing a Critical Book Review
- Critical Reviews of Journal Articles
- Annotations and Abstracts
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant by Chuck Guilford associate professor of English at Boise State University. Has sections on discovering a topic, organizing, revising, documenting and editing your writing. Includes a variety of different essay styles.