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Individual Writing Help

The Writing Center

  • New York University’s resource for students to obtain one-on-one help with writing.

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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

NYU’s Virtual Reference Shelf

  • Includes the American Heritage Dictionary, Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, the Oxford English Dictionary, Roget’s II: the New Thesaurus, Encyclopedia Briannica, Oxford Reference Online, and Information Please Almanac.

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Database and Article Sources

Bobst Library Searchable Online Journals page

  • A list of journals available online at NYU. Search for a specific journal or scroll through alphabetically.

Bobst Library Article Database Sources

  • Search topics by subject, author or title to find available research articles. Multiple databases are listed.

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Citation and Documentation Sources

Purdue Online Writing Center

  • An easy-to-follow guide about efficiently performing online research. Also includes information about citing sources in APA and MLA styles.

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Grammar Exercises

Purdue Online WritingCenter

  • Grammar exercises and handouts listed by topic.

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News Sources

New York Times

  • New York City’s premier newspaper.

Library Online News Sources

  • NYU’s library has a variety of online news sources available, focusing on New York and the United States, with some international sources available.

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Plagiarism Sites

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