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Internet Resources for Writing

Below are some self-serve resources that you may find helpful in the various stages of the writing process.

Using Search Engines

One way to research is to type a keyword or phrase into a search engine and then explore the sources listed. As the Internet has grown, new search engines challenge existing ones with a variety of methods for searching texts. The same keyword search produces differing results in various search engines. Try a variety of keywords in each engine, and try your search in several search engines.

From Purdue's OWL:

Writing an Academic Paper

Documenting and Quoting

Style, Sentence Logic, and Grammar

Words & Dictionary

Popular Sources

While writing your paper, you may want to reference popular sources in addition to academic sources, especially when writing for a general, or non-expert, audience. The following links are reliable popular sources.

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