Writing Resources

The following links are designed to assist students with developing the writing skills necessary for expressing ideas and research in the social studies.


Document Formatting Style Guides:


MLA style (History, Economics, Current World Problems)

APA style (Psychology ONLY)


Basic writing tips and tools:


Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Avoiding Plagiarism


Writing SPECIFICALLY for the social studies:


OWL: Analysis

OWL:  Primary Source Analysis 

Dartmouth Writing Program


Spelling and Pronunciation Resources:


Merriam Webster



Translation Resources:


Babel Fish (Yahoo)