Online Writing Handbooks

The Little, Brown Handbook

This online version of The Little Brown Handbook provides information on topics ranging from the basic writing process, stylistic choices, and grammar. Each topic has video tutorials, exercises, and excerpts from the handbook itself.

A Writer’s Reference

The online version of Diana Hacker gives examples of model papers, citation information for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE, as well as grammatical, research, and writing exercises.

Easy Acess: The Reference Handbook

This PDF is a series of grammar exercises that correspond to the Easy Access Handbook. Exercises can be printed off and completed by hand, a good resource for those who work better by hand than on a screen.

The Norton Field Guide to Writing

 Model essays, exercises, link to online handbook, templates and worksheets on analysis, proofreading, editing, transitions and more are available to download

The Decisive Writer

Links for grammar, spelling, hyphenation exercises, advice for planning, drafting, revising and editing essays, writing under pressure, model papers for various paper types