The Ohio State University at Newark

Resources for Students

Resources for Students


Easy Bib: An interactive web form that formats source information into citations. You fill out the forms, copy the result and paste it into your document.

Hacker Resource and Documentation: Includes detailed sections on MLA, APA, Chicago (Turabian), and CSE styles.

Purdue OWL Citation Guide: A complete MLA and APA citation guide.

Library Resources

Ohio State Newark Library Research Databases List: The Ohio State University has purchased subscriptions to multiple research databases, each filled with potential research sources.

ILLiad: Interlibrary Services offers OSU students the ability to request books, articles, and films from other university and public libraries for free. Requests process in about a week, and requested research materials can be delivered to Warner Center Library for pick-up.

OhioLINK: Request research materials, and you can arrange to pick them up at Warner Center Library.

Online Writing Guides

The OWL at Purdue: One of the most reputable online Writer's Center websites. This site offers guidance with MLA and APA format as well as examples of research papers, thesis statements, annotated bibliographies, and many more sample papers.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: This site offers helpful material on discovering what you have to say, composing and supporting a thesis, organizing, revising, and editing an essay, documenting sources, and writing various types of essays.

Grammar and Style

Guide to Grammar and Writing: Teach yourself how to be grammatically correct and to understand grammatical terms with this very detailed site's interactive quizzes and PowerPoint presentations.

Grammar Bytes: Take a free, online course all about Grammar usage and mechanics.

Common Errors in English: This site is excellent for sorting out to/too/two and similar confusing facets of English grammar.

Online Resource Books

Roget's Thesaurus: Roget's II: The New Thesaurus.

Elements of Style: Online version of Strunk & Whites classic style guide.