Plagiarism – giving appropriate credit for research and ideas may not be a "tool" per se, but it is critical to your success in higher education. Here is a good statement about plagiarism. If you have any further questions; Let's talk
The WSU Writing Center web site contains numerous useful links to other writing centers across the country and covers about all you ever wanted to know about writing (including samples, handouts, FAQ, and much more). Start here for your web-based journey into the craft of writing.
Dictionaries and Other Reference Tools
- Dictionary Web – Bucknell University's links to over 1000 on-line dictionaries for various specialties in over 200 languages.
- The Oxford English Dictionary is available on-line from terminals in the Stewart Library.
- Internet Public Library, Reference Center
- Project Gutenberg Home Page - more classics on-line, alternative versions, and useful for follow-up reading.
- Bartleby Library -Great Books On-line - another source for finding works by the same author or alternative texts
- http://www.publiccitizen.org/, a national non-profit, public interest organization
- pick up your email, from any computer, anywhere in the world
- Etymological Dictionary; Etymologie (Deutsch)
- Easton's Bible Dictionary
- German-English Dictionary; Leolink: German-English, German-French, etc.
- Geoff Nunberg on Language (NPR)
Additional Useful Sources
- WSU Books and Review – Useful to read contemporary responses
- Literature Databases, WSU Research Guide (LitFinder, Literature Resource Center)
- P.M.-Magazin, Highly interesting, alternative modes of (not only scientific) thinking (in German only)
- Newsweek College Writing Guide