The English Department
Writing Links


Writing Links

Purdue On-line Writing Lab
Paradigm On-Line Writing Assistant
Indispensable Writing Resource Page
Common Errors in English 
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
Exercise Central - Bedford/St. Martin's
<> Guide to Grammar and Writing
On-Line English Grammar
Welcome to the English Pages!
Welcome to the Online Writing Lab
On-Line Resources for Writers
Study Skills Self Help Information

Documentation & Research

Modern Language Association Documentaion

General Searches 

Google
The Internet Public Library
MagPortal--Search thousands of magazines
Literature Links

Glossary of Poetic Terms
ALEX:  A Catalogue of Electronic Texts
University of Virginia: English Electronic Texts Resources
Bulfinch's Mythology On-line
The Internet Classics Archive
The Complete Works of Shakespeare
The Bible Gateway

Catalogues and Databases
Avalon Project at Yale Law: Docs in Law, History and Diplomacy
Berkeley's Invisible Web--Database contents rarely found in search engines

Reference Sources

Thesaurus
Dictionary.com
Merriam-Webster OnLine
Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th edition
The Quotations Page: Search for Quotations
Encyclopedia Britannica


Resource Links

The Library of Congress
The New York Times on the Web
All Law - Your Internet Legal Gateway
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
English Online Resources -- Electronic Text Center
Research-It! - Your one-stop reference desk
VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE HOME PAGE
IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection Main Page

Federal Information

 FirstGov--An excellent search engine for the federal government

FedStats--US statistics database
Thomas--The text of federal bills and pending legislation
The United States Census Bureau--Statistics? Wow!

State and Local Information
 

The Official State of California Legislative Information page
U.S. Census Bureau's California page--Search the Bible


Gateways to Local, Federal, and International Governments

Governments on the Web Table of Contents