ENGLISH 101.  ACADEMIC WRITING
Web Resources
(free on the internet!)


Best webs for undergrad writing in the USA

                      Purdue U: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/internet/resources/scholacadem.html
                      Lynch's Guide to Grammar and Style (Rutgers): http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/
                      Darling's Guide to Grammar and Writing: Guide to Grammar and Writing  
                      Guide for MLA Research Writing: A Guide for Writing Research Papers

                      The research paper and citation: Ithaca College Writing and Citing  
                      MLA Citation: Writers practical guide to MLA citation  

Writing tools, helps, and drolleries

              Dictionaries

                      Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus: http://www.m-w.com/
                      Wordsmyth Dictionary and Thesaurus: http://www.wordsmyth.net/
                      American Heritage Dictionary: http://www.bartleby.com/61/

               Thesaurus

                      Roget's Thesaurus: http://www.bartleby.com/62/index.html

               Grammar

                     Dr. E's English grammar for college writers: http://www.englishare.net/grammar/index2.html
                     Basic English grammar: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/
                    
Grammar Bytes: http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm

                     Intermediate level, Columbia Guide to Standard American English: http://www.bartleby.com/68/
                     Intermediate level, Strunk's Elements of Style: http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html

                     Advanced, Mitchell's The Underground Grammarian: http://www.sourcetext.com/grammarian/

                 Quotations

                      Columbia World of Quotations: http://www.bartleby.com/66/
                      Simpson's Contemporary Quotations: http://www.bartleby.com/63/
                      Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: http://www.bartleby.com/100/
                      Respectfully Quoted: http://www.bartleby.com/73/

                 Language

                      Language courses: http://www.yourdictionary.com/index.shtml
                      History of the English language: http://www.towson.edu/~duncan/helhome.html
                      Brians' Common Errors in English: http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/errors/
                      Word Spy (hot new words); http://www.wordspy.com/index.asp
                      Maledicta Press (bad language): http://www.sonic.net/maledicta/
                      Slanguage (please, don't read this!): http://www.slanguage.com/

                 English as second language

                       Dave's ESL cafe: http://eslcafe.com 
                  Topics Magazine: http://www.topics-mag.com/

                 Computer stuff

                 Search engines: http://www.google.com attempts to rank the best possible sites
                                              http://www.altavista.com the most comprehensive search engine
                                              http://www.infoseek.com - search "within these results" to narrow finds
                                              http://www.excite.com search without using exact keywords.
                     
                 Reading and writing for the web: http://www.virtualschool.edu/web/
                     Microsoft Hot Mail free account signup: http://login.passport.net/uilogin.srf?id=2
                     Microsoft Office Template Gallery: http://officeupdate.microsoft.com/templategallery
                     Power Point Backgrounds and Templates: www.websiteestates.com/education/templatesindex.html

                Libraries

                     TC3 Library gateway: http://www.tc3.edu/library/
                     SUNYConnect: http://www.sunyconnect.suny.edu/sln.htm
                     Index of libraries: http://lights.com/webcats.
                     Library of Congress: http://www.lcweb.loc.gov/

Socrates, Plato, and the Academy

The Last Days of Socrates from Clarke College: http://socrates.clarke.edu/.)
Dr. G's Power of Thought: http://www.englishare.net/literature/POL-thought.htm
Ancient City of Athens from Indiana U: The Ancient City of Athens - Home
All of Plato's dialogues in translation from MIT: http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/browse-Plato.html
Bernard Suzanne's short biography of Plato: http://plato-dialogues.org/life.htm
Busts of Plato: http://www.phil.uni-erlangen.de/~p1altar/photo_html/portraet/griechisch/denker/platon/platon.html
Socrates' images: http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/socrates/socratesimages.html

Philosophy lecture notes on Euthyphro: http://www.fiu.edu/~hauptli/Plato%27sEuthyphroLectureSupplement.htm

The case against Socrates: http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/socrates/socrates.HTM
Arguments in the Apology: http://www.homestead.com/philofreligion/files/Plato2.html
The prosecution of Socrates from Tufts U Perseus Project: http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0009&query=14%3A12

Philosophy lecture notes on Crito: http://www.fiu.edu/~hauptli/Plato%27sCritoLectureSupplement.html

 

gutchess@englishare.net                    Academic writing home page                    Gary Gutchess 2003