For more advice on all aspects of academic writing, from writing courses at Queen’s to citations to dictionaries, here is a selection of some useful websites:
Writing Personal Statements: An excellent site dedicated to helping you craft a professional and effective personal statement.
MLA Handbook FAQ: Corrections and additions to the 7th print edition of the MLA Handbook.
ASA Style Guide: Brief guide to citations and references for Sociology papers.
APA Style Guide: On-line guide to referencing and formatting in APA style.
Chicago Manual of Style: Quick guide to documentation according to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: Guide to writing, composition, rhetoric, editing, and style.
World Wide Words: Michael Quinion’s language pages include articles, the word hoard, newsworthy words, and usage notes.
The University of Victoria’s Hypertext Writer’s Guide: Prepared by the English Department at the University of Victoria.
http://www.askoxford.com/: Oxford’s free online dictionary
Online English Grammar:Maintained by the Hampstead School of English
Seventy useful sentences for academic writing: Compiled by Luiz Otávio Barros
Just for fun: entertaining or thought-provoking links about writing:
Some classic tips for writing letters or emails, from the BBC.
A rap video from University of Alberta students about plagiarism.