Helpful Links

Purdue Owl - One of the best resources out there on writing mechanics, and MLA and APA formatting. This site has instructional information as well as interactive activities to help with research and citation, and can help at any stage of the writing process.

MLA Interactive Guide - An excellent interactive resource from Saginaw Valley State University Writing Center on the new MLA updates. If you like color-coded guides, this is your cup of tea.

How to Use English Punctuation Correctly - Offers a quick crash course in English punctuation including commas, colons and semicolons, and other commonly misused punctuation marks.
Grammar Girl"Your friendly guide to the world of grammar, punctuation, usage, and fun developments in the English language," according to Mignon Fogarty, popular and fun grammar blogger.

Guide to Grammar and Writing
- Very useful source to help improve any kind of writing from essays and research papers to PowerPoints. This site offers interactive quizzes, as well as instructional guides for writers at every level. 

Using English
 - This site hosts a large collection of English as a Second Language tools and resources. It includes a grammar glossary and references for irregular verbs, idioms, and other useful topics. This site also offers helpful quizzes.