OWL Perdue Online Writing Lab

Published: 18.02.2010, Updated: 02.07.2013

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University includes writing resources and instructional material for students, members of the community, as well as users worldwide. The material may be used by teachers and students alike both inside and outside the classroom. Although connected to courses related to Purdue University, the Purdue OWL offers global support through online reference materials and services.

The General Writing section
covers a variety of topics including: The Writing Process, Academic Writing, Common Writing Assignments, Mechanics, Grammar, Punctuation, and Visual Rhetoric (theories regarding visual and graphical displays of information)

Among the resources sited is the MLA Style Sheet from 2009 with its comprehensive overview of Formatting, Quotations, Footnotes, to all Types of Works sited.