Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
One stop shopping for writing instruction on the web. Handouts, tutorials galore.
Writing Tools From
Harvard's Writing Center
It is what it says.
Research On the Web
Your first choice should be the many online databases in our library. Access them via your oceancruiser account.
New York Review of Books
At this site, click on the New York Review of Books icon to access thoughtful,
considered, and in-depth articles on politics, social issues, and the arts: in other
words, articles on life itself. As the name suggests, this is a book review, but each
article amounts to a survey of the field under study. Ive read some fascinating
articles on Star Wars, prozac, Pi, Artificial intelligence, and Bosnia, in addition
to essays on Shakespeare and Virginia Woolf (and even references to Shakespeares
To use, click on the New York Review of Books icon, and go to "Search the
If any of the articles look good, but you do not want to pay for them, our
library has paper copies of back issues.
Asbury Park Press
The place for local news though it lacks a thorough archive.
One of the first fully online magazines; still manages to offer the thoughts of some of
the best writers of today.
New York Times
“All the news that fit to print”
A great reference site with links to everything from weather to financial
statistics in the Middle East.
Tom Paine Common
A progressive liberal
site offering an alternative view to the news
A bit more rigorous than TIME, which has degenerated into a celebrity mag.
The National Review
From a conservative point of view
The Washington Times
A conservative newspaper