Downing Student Union is closed for the remainder of Friday evening (11/16) due to a building emergency. The food court will be open tonight from 7pm-10pm. Students will need to enter through the patio doors across from the Academic Complex.
We have created a list of writing tools for your convenience. This is designed to
provide you with a list of resources to help you with your research and writing projects.
The Online Writing Center provides feedback from trained tutors to help students refine their writing. There
are two options for assistance available to off-campus students:
Students can submit their paper online. When students choose this option, the paper along with assignment information must
be submitted and feedback will be provided by email. Each email will contain the marked-up
paper with a link to a video for additional explanation. To upload your paper, visit
WKU Libraries offers citation and writing guides for APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian,
Vancouver, CSE and other major styles at libguides.wku.edu/stylewrite.
Son of Citation Machine helps students and professional researchers properly credit the information they use
quickly. The primary goal of this tool is to make it easy for student researchers
to cite their information sources.
Instapaper: If you want to save a web page to read later, this is a great alternative to just
bookmarking it. After signing up, you simply click on the "read later" button, and
you can read the article/site/post later from your computer, paper, iPhone, iPad,
or Kindle. Chrome users can add it to your browser! This new addition will add offline article syncing, save
where you left off in an article.
CiteuLike: A free service great for managing and discovering scholarly references. It offers
automated article recommendations, stores references you find online, and stores PDFs.
iCyte: An amazing research tool. You can mark, make notes and organize your thoughts on
a topic on a webpage, or a few keywords in an article online. This tool stores the
information for you so when you visit the site again, it pulls up the information
you keyed in.
Diigo: A powerful research tool and a knowledge sharing community. You can annotate, archive,
and organize. With this tool you can highlight and add sticky notes to web pages.
Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.