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Helpful tips and links for LCC's Comp I and II Students:

Editing  - grammar, punctuation, usage, spelling;

Grammar Bytes: www.chompchomp.com

Gallaudet Writing Center: http://tip.gallaudet.edu/englishworks.xml

Purdue University Online Writing Lab:
              http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Capital Community College Guide to Grammar and Writing:
              http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

Writing at Colorado State University: http://writing.colostate.edu/  

Grammar Interactive Exercises: Empire State:            http://www8.esc.edu/esconline/across_esc/writerscomplex.nsf/0/8c84a2140b7e0331852569f5005a2ea6?OpenDocument

Important reminders for links for LCC's Comp II students:

Every time you find a source using an online database, be sure to record enough information to complete an entry on the Works Cited page. Not all information will always appear on a printed copy of the source. Here are the elements of the entry that you must have:

  • Author

  • Title of the article or webpage

  • Publication information, including full date and page numbers, of articles, essays, or stories that appear in print

  • Title of the periodical (magazine, newspaper, or journal) or website

  • Date of publication or update for articles, essays, or stories that appear only on the web

  • Name of the database used to view or to acquire a copy of an article, essay, or story

  • Date that an article, essay, or story was accessed on the web

Here are some websites that list criteria for evaluating websites for research purposes:

http://lib.colostate.edu/howto/evalweb.html
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/webcrit.html
http://library.duke.edu/services/instruction/libraryguide/evalwebpages.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBe4WKcQzVI

 

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