The Writer's Workshop
Writing skills, grammar, teaching notes, bibliographic style, tips, and plenty more.
ONLINE! Citation Styles
This site covers APA, MLA, Chicago, and CBE styles as applied to the Web, email, online forums, FTP, newsgroups, and more. Available at:
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Very good grammar guide, plus other resources.
Purdue On-line Writing Lab
Purdue's famous OWL, useful for general writing concerns
Online Resources for Writers
Grammar, dictionaries, citation formats, and general resources from University of Maine.
The Elements of Style
William Strunk, Jr.'s original 1918 classic. The 'bare bones' approach to common problems.
On-Line Study Resources
Style, grammar, essay-writing, citations and footnotes, plagiarism and presentation from the University of New South Wales.
Wired Magazine's online version of their print publication Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age . A guide to writing and editing which looks at the problems thrown up by the new language of the digital age.
Large collection of resources for students and teachers - hosted by Allyn and Bacon, who specialise in educational resource materials.
alt.usage.english - Style FAQ
Mark Israel's Frequently Asked Questions covers common English usage questions, word etymology, online and offline references, and more.
Columbia University Press
The Columbia Guide to Online Style is a resource for MLA-Style Citations of electronic sources. Their pages are at:
Judy Vorfeld's excellent site covers some of the most common writing mistakes, including spelling, grammar and homonym errors.
IEEE Computer Society Style Guide
Handy if you wish to submit papers going to their journals, or do any work using their style.
[With thanks and acknowledgements to Brian Alt, Eric Hoffman, Carol Schiedenhelm, and Jane Dorner.]