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Research & Writing

A+ Research from IPL

A Research Guide for Students

Capital Community College Guide for Writing Research Papers

Dennis G. Jerz Academic Writing

Literature Resource Center from TEL

Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Sparknotes Essays and Term Papers - blocked at school

Student Resources in Context from TEL

Writing Center at University of Wisconsin

ALA Banned & Challenged Books



English Club - grammar quizzes and tips

Guide to Grammar and Writing from Capital Community College

Grammar Bytes - videos, quizzes, tips, and more

Grammar Girl - daily grammar tips and more


How to Cite it Right!

Bib Me - cite websites by URL lookup, cite books by ISBN lookup, no ads!

Citation Machine - cite books with ISBN lookup, fill in the blanks for other sources

OWL MLA Formatting and Style Guide - help with in-line citation and basic layout of an MLA research paper and Works Cited page

OWL APA Formatting and Style Guide



Project Gutenberg - over 33,000 free downloadable e-books for your PC, iPad, e-reader,  iPhone, Android phone, or other mobile device

Audiobooks on Project Gutenberg

Lit2Go - free downloadable audiobooks

Books & Authors from TEL - find info about an author or work or just discover your next great read

Applit - Resources for Readers and Teachers of Appalachian Literature for Children and Young Adults

Google Lit Trips

Just Books Read Aloud - videos of picture books being read aloud

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - biographies and poems of famous poets



Arthurian Legend Search Engine

Glossary of Literary Terms - from Gale Cengage Learning

British & Irish Authors on the Web

Luminarium Anthology of English Literature - authors from Medieval through Restoration periods, biographical information as well as links to many full-text works

Norton Anthology of English Literature - web companion to the 8th edition, includes summaries of literary periods, audio of selected works, PDF files containing works from the anthology, quizzes, and more

R.E.A.D.S. - Log in with the number from your public library card, include the check digit at the end (sometimes a - or a *) - After logging in, you can download eBooks and audiobooks to your computer, Kindle, other e-reader, iPod, or even your phone!



Discover Shakespeare - at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Shakespeare Online - LOTS of info about Shakespeare's life, works, and theaters

Shakespeare Resource Center - also known as BardWeb





Vocabulary Games 



Professor Garfield English for Your Future