Online Resources

The CBU Writing Centre has collaborated on a new Academic Integrity Handbook for CBU students. In it, you’ll find information on effective writing habits and strategies, an overview of CBU’s academic integrity policy, and a glance at common citation styles.

The new handbook is instrumental in student success, and is especially important for students who are completing the Academic Integrity Moodle Module to achieve the badge.

Check out these useful online resources for writing help!


APA Style

The Basics of APA Style tutorial from the American Psychological Association

APA Style Home’s Quick Answers: Formatting and Quick Answers — References

APA Style Blog: answers to APA citing and formatting questions from APA style experts

APA Quick Guide

MLA Style

MLA Quick Guide

Chicago Style

Chicago Quick Guide

Comprehensive Writing Help

Essay Writing

Writing Introductions

Writing Conclusions

Essay Outline Template


Thesis Statements


Signal Phrases

Reading to Write

Reading Strategically

Active Reading Strategies

Record-Keeping and Note-Taking Strategies


Active Voice vs. Passive Voice

Parallel Structure

Using Articles – A, An, The

The University of Ottawa’s online grammar course, Hypergrammar

The YUNiversity: Learn about common grammar rules and mistakes through cartoons, videos, & infographics

Online Dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online



Writing Centre Academic Integrity Pamphlet

ESL-Specific Resources

Learning English with the CBC
BBC Learning English

Helpful Videos

Why and How to Cite Sources

Tips for University Reading

Technical Help

Microsoft Word Help and Learning

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