Resources for Writers



The Elements of Style - Strunk and White

The classic reference text for writers:

http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html

Oxford Dictionary

Pretty straight-forward - put in a word and get back a definition:

http://dictionary.oed.com/entrance.dtl

The Free Dictionary

Medical, Legal, and Computer dictionaries along with standard English reference tools:

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

Merriam-Webster

A few changing topics featured daily, your standard dictionary and thesaurus plus Word of the Day, word games and more:

http://www.merriam-webster.com/

Roget's Thesaurus

The classic thesaurus we all know and love:

http://www.bartleby.com/110/

Bedford/St. Martin

Writing exercises in grammar, style, punctuation and mechanics from a leading academic publisher:

http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/

Contact information:

For appointments, contact 860-439-2173

For information, please contact Ann Schenk, Administrative Assistant, 860-439-5324

Email alsch@conncoll.edu

Roth Writing Center
Blaustein Humanities Center 214
Box 5313
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

Steven Shoemaker, Director of College Writing and the Roth Writing Center
Assistant Professor of English (part-time)

write.conncoll.edu