Grammar and citation
Online Grammar Handbook (University of Minnesota)
Directory of online materials on writing, grammar, argument, literature, reading and thinking, and many other writing-related subjects.
The Elements of Style
A classic style handbook by William Strunk Jr.
Purdue OWL: Online Writing Lab: Research and Citation Resources
Useful site for MLA and APA citation information along with other writing and research resources.
Son of Citation Machine
Website that will help generate MLA, APA, Turabian and Chicago-style citations if you have the ISBN or basic information for your source.
Web tool for making MLA, APA, or other types of bibliographies. A free subscription is available to all Inver Hills students, staff and faculty.
Once you have signed up individually, all you have to do is enter the parts of a bibliography entry, i.e., the author's name, the title, the publisher, etc. Then NoodleTools will properly order and punctuate the result for you, creating a bibliography entry you can copy and paste into your research paper.
Note: You may use this tool only if you are a current or former Inver Hills student, or an Inver Hills employee. If you are, you can sign up initially on an Inver Hills computer.
Instructions for NoodleTools new users
- Instructions for NoodleTools new users
- Click on New User Registration in the left vertical menu. Your username will appear as "ihcc." Keep "ihcc" as your username for the time being!
- Enter "research" as your password.
- Click "I am a student" and add your expected year of graduation. Then, following the instructions, create a personal ID.
Instructions for NoodleTools returning users
Simply go to NoodleTools and log in as a current user using your username and password. (If you have your own computer, you may want to bookmark this site.)