John Jay and CUNY Resources:
Library - Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College
CUNY+ - The City University of New York (CUNY) online catalog
Writing in the Disciplines:
A Brief Guide to Better Writing: Notes on Writing about Literature (prepared by Prof. Livia Katz for English)
On-line Resources (dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauruses, etc.)
CUNY WriteSite -"The WriteSite is an Online Writing Lab, or OWL—a collection of writing resources and a way of interacting with other CUNY writers through the Internet. It complements face-to-face resources, like your campus Writing Center, and it's always open. You could call it a "night OWL," or a "weekend OWL," because it's always here, ready to help you."
Grammar and Style Guide -"This award-winning guide covers issues from the use of a, an, and the through the complexities of the argumentative essay. There are over 150 computer-graded quizzes to test your knowledge, and a place to submit questions about grammar and writing."
apa podcast 1.m4v (video podcast 1 for APA Style)
apa podcast 2.m4v (video podcast 2 for APA Style
apa podcast 3.m4v (video podcast 3 for APA Style)
A Guide to Easily Confused Words: - An excellent list of homophones and other easily confused words, each with its own definition and explanation.
The New Humanities Reader Home Page at Rutgers Go to page and check out the links for students. Especially useful is the link called "cite-check."
Dictionary.com -A useful online dictionary with a forum, games, translators, writing resources, and other aids.
Thesaurus.com -The sister site of Dictionary.com, offering an online thesaurus along with almost identical student resources and activities.
yourDictionary.com - An online dictionary, offering specialized dictionaries for categories including law, finance, business, sports, and education. There are also over 200 language dictionaries, language identifiers, a library, and more.
Britannica.com -"Includes the entire Britannica encyclopedia, a searchable guide to the Web's best sites, articles from the top magazines, editorials, news, and special features."