Campus Writing Center


Helpful Writing Links 

General Research and Writing Tips   

QCC Library: Find books and articles, search databases, view guides to citing sources, and more   

Research and Documentation Online: Research tips for classes in humanities, social sciences, history, and sciences


Grammar and English Language/ESL Resources   

Merriam-Webster Online: A free online dictionary and thesaurus Multilingual dictionary and thesaurus site Find famous quotations and view older books and poems

Strunk’s Elements of Style: This classic writing book is now available online

Dave’s ESL Café: Grammar lessons, quizzes, and discussion boards

The English Club: Lessons, games, and videos Free English video lessons

Grammar Girl: Lively tips on grammar and language usage

Grammar Bytes!: Grammar exercises and tips   

Verbix: Conjugate any verb!   


Citation Styles   

MLA (Modern Language Association) Style FAQs

MLA Guide on Purdue OWL

APA (American Psychological Association) Style – Quick Questions and Answers

APA Guide on Purdue OWL

Chicago Manual of Style Quick Guide

ASA (American Sociological Association) Quick Style Guide


Online Writing Labs and Writing Center Resources   

Find extensive advice for student writers -- from grammar, composition, and citation tips to guidance on common kinds of writing assignments:   

The Writing Center at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)

The Center for Writing Studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

St. Cloud State LEO (Literacy Education Online)

The University of Madison at Wisconsin Writer’s Handbook

Salisbury University Nursing Writing Manual


Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.