• ONLINE RESOURCES

    Writing and Research Links

    Please Note:  The White Plains High School Research Handbook is only available in hardcopy format.  Please contact a library staff member for copies.  For online writing and research assistance, please refer to the resources shown below.

    The Purdue Online Writing Laboratory (OWL)
    http://owl.english.purdue.edu
    This is a good resource for both teachers and students. More than 130 instructional handouts cover everything from citations to spelling to parts of speech. The site also includes resources for English as a second language students and links to other writing resources.

    Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
    http://www.powa.org
    This extensive site is designed to take you from thinking about writing to planning, organizing, and finally to writing different types of essays.

    Omniglot: A Guide to Writing Systems
    http://www.omniglot.com
    Here you'll find tons of information on different writing systems and languages, including alphabetic, syllabic, logographic, undeciphered, and alternative writing systems.

    Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
    http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/bartlett
    This is the online version of this classic publication, where you can search for quotations by subject or author. It's useful for finding the perfect quote for your senior picture in the yearbook!