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Resources

MLA Documentation--Research Skills

A Writer’s Reference by Diana Hacker
Textbook online to help in referencing correctly, writing papers, cite sources used for papers, grammar, punctuation, etc.
MLA/Research
Michelle Adkerson’s resources on MLA style, presentations, and word usage for writing; faculty at NSCC.
MLA/Research
Michele Singletary’s Home Page on MLA Works Cited; faculty at NSCC.
Amherst Writing Center
Writing and editing effectively, helpful sources for grammar, style, writing mechanics, plagiarism and intellectual responsibility from Amherst.
www.plagiarism.org
Online service on plagiarism and discouraging scholarly dishonesty and cheating.
The Owl at Purdue - Avoiding Plagiarism
This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work.
https://wts.indiana.edu/writing-guides/plagiarism.html
This website deals with the importance of plagiarism and paraphrasing.


Legal Issues

http://www.benedict.com (copyright website)
This website includes registration, visual, audio, digital, law, public domain, fair use regarding copyright law.
www.copyright.gov
This website deals with copyright information, fees, law and policy, registering a work, licensing.
www.law.cornell.edu/treaties/berne/overview.html
This website gives information on the Berne Convention for Protection of Literacy and Artistic Works, Paris Text 1971.
http://thomas.loc.gov
This website provides legislative information from Library of Congress, i.e. bills, resolutions, congress activity, treaties, etc.
www.wipo.int/portal/en (intellectual property)
World Intellectual Property Organization. Contents of this website include news, information, activities, services on intellectual property.


Biology and Microbiology

www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html
National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, The Visible Human Project.  Anatomically detailed representations of male and female human bodies.
www.innerbody.com
Human Anatomy Online by MyHealthScore.com. Human anatomy animations of the body systems.
www.cellsalive.com
This website includes cell biology information and quiz.


Chemistry

http://science.widener.edu/svb/tutorial
Help with chemistry solutions/problems developed by Professor George Wicer at California State University, Dominguez Hills Campus.
http://www.chemistrycoach.com/tutorial.htm
Tutorial applicable to high school chemistry.
http://www.shef.ac.uk/chemistry/vsepr
University of Sheffield, Dept. of Chemistry, introduces VSEPR (Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion) rules for prediction of molecular shape.


ESL

English as a Second Language at Rice University
Rice University in Houston, TX offers ESL student resources in studying, practicing English, 6-level ESL program and Communication Skills
Programs in Korean, Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish.
www.chompchomp.com
Common grammar definitions, exercises and handouts, tips and rules, feedback and site creator information from Robin L. Simmons for ESL and non ESL students.
www.soundsofenglish.org/sounds
This website for English learners includes links, handouts, pronunciation, activities, tips, and listening areas by Sharon Widmayer and Holly Gray.


Facts

MapQuest
Provides directions to and from a location.
WebMD
Provides information on health topics such as first aid and ER, drugs, cancer, diabetes, BP, heatstroke, losing weight, eating healthy and pain, etc.


General References

Encyclopedia/Dictionary
Information on literature, reference, verse, books fiction and non fiction.
Encyclopedia
Internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
View works of art, calendar, art/architecture of medieval Europe, educational resources, events and programs, etc.
NPR
National Public Radio. Non-commercial talk, news, entertainment, and special feature agendas.
BBC
United Kingdom news website.
PBS
Public Broadcast System. Support PBS for programs and education for enrichment in your life.
Brittanica
Shares knowledge and past history and current news, and trivia.


Grammar/Punctuation/Style

ww2.nscc.edu/think
MLA style, grammar/punctuation, style, presentations, and word usage by Michelle Adkerson, NSCC faculty.


Learning Strategies, Study Skills

Middle Tennessee State University: Study Help Page
Learning strategies for success, study skills help guide, developed by Dr. Carolyn Hopper at MTSU.


Learning Styles

www.ldpride.net/learningstyles.MI.htm
Learning disabilities pride website by Liz Bogod on learning styles, multiple intelligence, and learning disabilities.
www.adultlearn.com/learningstyles
Capella University Online offers 650 online courses in 70 specialized areas. Established in 1993.


Mathematics

www.math.hmc.edu/calculus/tutorials
Harvey Mudd College online tutorials for calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations.
www.calc101.com
Automatic calculus and algebra help in derivatives, integrals, graphs, matrices, determinants, linear equations systems, powered by WebMathematica.
www.mathdork.com
Animated interaction with algebra online with exercises/examples in absolute value, signed numbers, exponents, variables, solving equations, factoring, graphing, inequalities, etc.
http://archives.math.utk.edu/visual.calculus
Modules in calculus areas such as pre-calculus, limits and continuity, derivatives, applications of differentiation, integration, sequences and series.
www.sosmath.com
Math review in algebra, trig, calculus, differential equations, variables, matrix algebra, tables, etc.
www.purplemath.com
The Purplemath Forums: Helping students gain understanding and self-confidence in algebra with online tutoring and lessons. Learn from a teacher, practice with a teacher, test yourself, and drill.
www.kahnacademy.org
Kahn Academy: Practice math at your own pace in an adaptive assessment environment, working your way from 1 + 1 to culculus or jump into whatever topic needs some brushing up.


Nursing Entrance Exam Online Course (Test Prep Review)

www.testprepreview.com/nursing_practice.htm


Physics

Tutorials, remedial simulations, etc.
Graphing, trig, graphing paper, logarithms, algebra, etc. as remedial; tutorials in DC Circuits, Harmonic motion, torque and rotational motion, etc.; MathCAD exercises; and Biophysics tutor problem solutions and self-tests.
Physics topics and links
Physics news, jobs and resources are found on this website.


Purdue Online Writing Lab

https://owl.english.purdue.edu
Purdue University OWL (Online Writing Lab) includes handouts, interactive practice exercises for writing, grammar, ESL, parts of speech, job search and resume information, business writing.


Research Online

Library of Congress
Business Reference Services, Evaluating Internet Resources


Resources for Web Development

WebMonkey
For beginners, builders and masters in producing web resources; developments; and website.
WebReview
Dr. Dobbs Journal sharing information for software development and explore new technologies.


Translation

Babelfish
Translates languages by typing in a block of text.


Test Prep Review
A free source for many, many, many test practices such as ACT, SAT, Praxis, Compass, CLEP, GED, NCLEX, GRE,etc.


ACCUPLACER Test
Click Get ready for your ACCUPLACER test on right side of web page to get the free web-based study app.


Typing

Typing Tutor
Online typing games.
www.google.com - search ‘online typing games’
Online typing resources and websites to pick from to practice typing.

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