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Based on the start date and due date for your assignment, this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar resources available to you on this campus.
In addition to a dictionary and thesaurus, this site also provides the following language-pair dictionaries:
English/French, English/German, English/Spanish and English/Italian.
Also contains sections with translators, games, and interesting facts about words and language.
LCSC Writing Center
Learn to be a better writer at the Writing Center!
Online Resources for Writers
Links to useful information from colleges and universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by the Amherst Writing Center.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia: Researching with Wikipedia
A page on the Wikipedia site that describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information. It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia, along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source for a research paper."