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General Resources

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) : An excellent resource for all types of writing

University at Albany's Career Services: The place to start when negotiating the job search process.


ESL Resources

Intensive English Language Program at University at Albany

Interactive English Language Exercises Aardvark's English Forum from Interactive Languages Centres Group of England. This site offers effective interactive grammar, vocabulary, and idiom exercises.

Self Study Quizzes for ESL Students A site containing many self-paced exercises to help ESL students improve their English language skills. Also includes links to similar quiz sites on the web.

Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing This site gives some pretty good explanations of usage.

Hogue, Ann. The Essentials of English: A Writer’s Handbook. White Plains: Pearson Education, Inc., 2003.

Langosch, Sydney L. Writing a Research Paper American Style: An ESL/EFL Handbook. Hauppauge: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 1996.

Longman Dictionary of American English. Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2004.

Oxford Collocations Dictionary for Students of English. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Swales, John M. and Christine B. Feak. Academic Writing for Graduate Students: A Course for Nonnative Speakers of English. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994.

Citation and Style Guides

MLA, APA, and Chicago Style Guides from the University at Albany Libraries

Research and Documentation page from

Research and Plagiarism Tutorials from the University at Albany Libraries

University at Albany Writers' Community

New York State Writers Institute: "center for the literary arts in the state of New York"

13th Moon: a feminist literary magazine

Little Magazine: a journal of emerging hypermedia

Links and Resources for Writing Center Staff

Presentation Materials

The Writing Center: a Powerpoint Introduction

Academic Integrity Powerpoint

Timesheet/Payroll Forms & Information

  Timesheet for Writing Tutors Pay Schedules  
  Timesheet for Work Study  


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