Writing Resources


MLA Style Guide

This is an online version of the MLA Style Guide. All of your papers should be formatted according to this page. Do not use other sources as a guide-use this webpage for all of your questions. If you cannot find the answer to your question on the webpage, please email one of the instructors.

Strunk's The Elements of Style

This is considered to be one of the definitive guides to the use of the English language. Although this copy is from 1918, most of his advice is still useful today.

IU Writing & Tutorial Services

If you are having a difficult time with your writing, you should take advantage of the services offered by the Writing Center.

Wilson's The Columbia Guide to Standard American English

Wilson has created a guide with short synopses of the "rules" of the English language.

Common Grammatical Errors

A great page with lots of information about common errors and there are supplementary pages about writing.

Guide to Grammar and Style

There are a number of concise examples and suggestions to improve your use of the English language.

The Purdue Online Writing Lab

This is a useful site for immediate writing assistance.