Online Academic Resources

The Internet can provide a wealth of academic resources for students. Students are encouraged to utilize the following resources as they have been selected for their quality.

Writing Resources

Citation and References

OWL at Purdue
This website provides MLA, APA, Chicago style in-text citation, formatting, and referencing rules, regulations, and examples. It also gives information on business writing: resumes, email etiquette, memos and reports. Additional links concerning writing and academic resources are also available.

Citation Machine
Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit information that they use.

Introduction to APA Style Formatting
Created by University of Mount Olive Moye Library Staff

Avoiding Plagiarism
Created by University of Mount Olive Moye Library Staff

Need Help with MLA?
Created by The Hunter College Writing Across the Curriculum Program, Library, and ICIT

APA Style Formatting

Research Tips
This website provides research informational tool such as eBooks, audio books, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, and more.

Don't Google It, ASP It
Created by Richard Baer of Camosun College. This tutorial explains the fundamental differences in using Google versus using Academic Search Premier from EBSCOHost in NC LIVE for your academic research. Learn easy tips for finding peer-reviewed articles in ASP.

Effectively Using Truncation
Video was created by Colorado State University Libraries

Keyword Searching in Library Databases
Created by Chris Niemeyer, University of Missouri - St. Louis

How to Use Connectors When Searching Databases
This series of tutorials goes into Boolean searching, truncation, nesting and keyword searching. Created by Arizona State University Libraries.

Peer-Reviewed in Five Minutes:
What's So Special about Peer-Reviewed Articles? (This animated tutorial was created at NC State University.)

Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface
Created by NC State University

Helpful Writing & Grammar Review Sites

This website allows a student to participate in free online grammar review exercises that tell the student why they got the answer wrong or right. It also provides free handouts, presentations, terminology, and YouTube videos.

Student Writing & Success Skills
The College Board website provides informational examples and exercises on improving study skills, writing skills, and overall academic enrichment.

Math and Science Resources

Khan Academy
Students can make use of the extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web. This website has a library of over 2,400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 125 practice exercises.