Thesis Statement Help
Purdue OWL's "Creating a Thesis Statement" covers the basics of an effective thesis statement and also includes a variety of example thesis statements for different types of papers.
Citation and Research Guides
Students often want to know how to check their own work for potential issues with source use. Here are some free resources that can help you screen your work and hopefully catch errors that could be costly.
Writing About Literature
Analyzing Literature: A Guide for Students: A PDF version of a solid basic handbook for writing about literature, this resource not only discusses the basics about how Literature essays are different from other types of essays, but it also covers the big issues like theme, symbolism, characterization, and so on. Also, there are sample papers in this guide, and you can also benefit from working through the exercises on your own. There's also a great list of terms that will help you.
Using Quotations Effectively
Free standing quotaitons got you down? Check out "Integrating Quotations into Sentences" from Randy Rambo. There's even a quiz there you can take that can help.