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Student Online Resources

The following is a list of external writing resources. Most have links to other helpful pages. When you leave NHCC's web space to visit these or other sites, we cannot not accept any responsibility for the content of those sites.

Websites to use as a guide for writing essays:

Purdue University Online Writing Lab
This site has many printable handouts on grammar, writing resources, and ESL tips. It also includes excellent links to reference resources, style and editing guides, business and technical writing, and more.
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

St. Cloud State University
http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/

Strunk's Elements of Style
http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html

ESL Flow
This website provides guidance on academic writing basics as well as worksheets and exercises on grammar points.  
http://www.eslflow.com/academicwritng.html

Websites focused on grammar:

Grammar Bytes
Test your grammar knowledge through interactive exercises.
http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm

English Page
Free online English grammar lessons & ESL resources
 http://www.englishpage.com/

Capital Community-Technical College
This is an excellent guide to grammar & writing
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

English Club
This website has grammar lessons and quizzes to check your understanding. Additional help is provided at the Grammar Help desk if you still have questions.
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/

Websites with information on a variety of documentation styles:

Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age
This is an online style manual from Bedford Books. It contains extensive guides in plain English to research in various disciplines and documentation styles.
http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/

Cornell Univeristy LIbrary
This is an online citation management source for APA style.
http://www.library.cornell.edu/newhelp/res_strategy/citing/apa.html#list

The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
This is another online citation management source, but for MLA style. It includes an "Introduction to MLA" podcast. 
http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/DocMLA.html

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Location: LRC-169

Phone: 763-424-0934 

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Phone: 763-424-0927
Email: tutoring@nhcc.edu

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763-424-0859

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