Writing Resources

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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

Dictionary.com

Translation Resources:


Babel Fish (Yahoo)