Below is a list of online writing labs (OWLs) at other colleges and universities. Many have a wide range of online topics or "handouts."
UMUC's Effective Writing site at http://www.umuc.edu/ewp/ewp.html is another good place to visit. There you'll find an ever-increasing number of tools and services, including a long list of URLs corresponding to the various topics in UMUC's Guide to Research and Writing.
Online Writing Lab, Purdue University; see a list of their many online topics (handouts) under "Resources for Writers" or go directly to http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/index2.html
The UVic Writer's Guide (University of Victoria, Department of English) list of online topics, which can be viewed in expanded format at http://www.clearcf.uvic.ca/writersguide/Pages/MasterToc.html
Unique collection of interactive tutorials and demonstrations, online reference materials, extensive links to writing and teaching resources
Handouts (The Writing Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Language, Literature, and Communication)includes many tutorials
Handouts and Links to Help You Write (Writing Center ~ Online, Shepherd College)
Writer's Handbook (Writing Center, University of Wisconsin)
BYU Writing Center Handouts (Brigham Young University)
Dakota State University Online Writing Lab
Writing Resource Center, Bemidji State Universityclick on the File icon for a list of handouts or go directly to http://cal.bemidji.msus.edu/WRC/File.html (Writing Center File)
Resources for Writers (University of Kansas)large collection of succinct writing aids
Self-Help Environment (The Virginia Tech Online Writing Lab, Virginia Tech University)among the links are several humorous ones to lighten the writing task
The Writer's Retreat (Writing Center, Michigan State University)a unique visual image-map environment in which links are accessed by clicking directly on different images in the picture (for instance, clicking on a picture of a dictionary in the study leads to to an online dictionary; clicking on a picture of a keyboard on a computer in the study leads to resources on composing)
At the sites below you can find not only lists of OWLs but also descriptions and reviews of them.
Self-Help Documents on the Writing Processreviews of some of the best OWLs (Writers' Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Two lists: one for sites that provide indexes to their handouts, one for sites with no index of their own but information on a variety of subjects
A Beginner's Guide to the OWL'S of North America (Virginia Tech University)description as well as lists of OWLs
Beginning with the Spring, 1999 semester, UMUC students may receive a free face-to-face writing tutorial at the UMCP Writing Center. The Writing Center's new quarters are in Taliaferro Hall, Room 0125. Services are provided during daytime hours (Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5 to 7 p.m.
Writing Center tutors are trained to help you clarify an assignment, explore ideas and topics, plan and organize a paper, determine strategies for revision, and correct recurring grammatical problems. You might want to use the Writing Center's computer lab to prepare papers or to work on improving writing problems. The number to call for tutorial appointments at 301-405-3785.
The Writing Center also has a Grammar Hotline for quick answers to questions about word choice, punctuation, sentence structure, or proper citation. The number to call for this assistance is 301-405-3787.