You can also receive their free Writing Lab Newsletter, which contains articles and information.
H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences Online H-Net is an international interdisciplinary collection of scholars who contribute their findings and activities to this research-oriented site.
See also: Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students Professor Rael at Bowdoin College has compiled a wide-ranging set of helpful materials for college students that are divided into several categories: reading primary and secondary historical sources, the nature of historical arguments, the research process, structuring history papers, writing papers, working with sources, and editing and evaluating our own historical writing.
Furthermore, “Choose the Best Search” provides helpful search strategies based on an analysis of your topic.
In table format, it provides concise but detailed information literacy search strategies.
Other free tools include “Noodle Bib Starter,” a free and simplified MLA version for students grades 1-5, ESL, and “Noodle Links,” a way to browse bibliographies written by researchers around the world on hundreds of topics.
Online Writing Lab at Purdue University Purdue University has the most comprehensive OWL (Online Writing Lab) on the Web and received over 161 million hits during the 2009-2010 academic year.
The web site contains hypertext workshops and subject tutorials on writing various types of papers, teacher resources , huge collections of links to help users find information on the Internet, Power Point presentations about writing that can be downloaded for use in classes or individual study, and web pages that cover all aspects of writing.
Penning The Past: Advice on Writing in the Historical Disciplines Written by Alyssa E.
Lodewick of the Brown University Department of History, Penning the Past is designed for the college student and does an excellent job of explaining the nature and structure of history essays.