Scholarly and Writerly Resources

Style and Documentation

MLA Style Guide

Chicago Style Guide

William Strunk’s The Elements of Style

Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary

A Written Word: Grammar Tips You Never Learned in School

Proofreading Strategies

National Council of Teachers of English

Writing Guides

University Center for Writing-based Learning

Colorado State Writing Center: Writing Guides

Resources for Dissertators

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Magazines & Journals

Arts and Letters Daily

The Atlantic




Ms. Magazine

The New York Review of Books

The New Yorker

The Paris Review

Poetry Daily

Poetry East

Poets and Writers

Writer’s Market

Words Without Borders

Chicago-based Publications & Resources

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Reader

Chicago Artist’s Resource

Great Books Foundation


The English Server

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations



Project Gutenburg

The Library of Congress

Voice of the Shuttle

The British Library

Old Bailey Online

Early English Books Online

Jobs in Writing and Teaching

The Chronicle of Higher Education Job Search

Media Bistro

Craigslist Writing & Editing Job Ads