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    This unique reference offers precise access to nearly 65,000 essays contained in some 5,300 anthologies and collections; a wealth of information that might be otherwise hidden away in your library. Some 300 single and multi-author collections are indexed annually, plus more than 20 selected annuals and serials. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film.

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    The Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. It aims to show not only the current meanings of words, but also to trace their development through time. Entries contain detailed etymological analysis, and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world, making the OED a unique historical record.

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    Purdue University's Online Writing Labhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/Although primarily an introduction to the writing lab at Purdue University, this site has a number of helpful citation style handouts and online materials as well as links to other internet resources. 
    Wordplay - Screenwriting Secrets from Working Screenwritershttp://www.wordplayer.com/A “full course” covering all aspects of screenwriting is available, as well as tips from professionals, answers to questions, and forums for discussions. 
    Research and Documentation Onlinehttp://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/An excellent resource for quick access to different research paper formats. Sample pages in APA, MLA, Chicago, and CBE styles are provided, as well as how to find and document sources in the humanities, social sciences, history, and science.  
    Guide to Grammar and Writinghttp://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/An extensive web site giving tips on grammar at the word, sentence, paragraph, essay and research paper levels. 
    The Guide: AWP's Guide to Writing Programshttp://guide.awpwriter.org/The Association of Writers and Writing Programs handy Guide to Writing programs will help you locate an undergraduate or graduate program in creative writing. Also, search for faculty working in creative writing programs.