research help

The OWL provides help with developing an outline, writing different types of essays, researching topics, and more:


UW—Madison is another good place to go for tips on planning an essay, creating an argument, revising drafts, and incorporating resources:


The Hacker site offers information about finding resources for different disciplines including the Humanities, Social Sciences, History, and Sciences.  It also provides sample papers that highlight various styles of writing and documentation:


Go to Wayland’s own Learning and Resources site where you can find the library’s catalogue and resources for online books and articles:

Learning Resources Center (online)



Do you suffer from testing or writing anxiety? Don't feel bad; everybody does from time to time.  Here are some links with helpful tips to get past your anxiety: