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BGS Writing Resources

Links to style guides (APA & MLA)

APA Style: Used in social sciences, education, engineering, and business.

http://www.apastyle.org/

MLA Style: Used in English, literature, and humanities.

http://mlaformat.org/

Independent Study Free Tutoring Services

http://is.byu.edu/site/support/tutors.cfm

BYU Independent Study's tutoring program is free to all of our students. They now offer tutoring for most high school courses and select university courses. Students can receive one-on-one assistance to help them through rough spots in their course. Tutoring is available by appointment on a first come, first serve basis.

Purdue Owl (Online Writing Lab)

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

(Writing style helps, sample research papers, grammar, etc.)

BYU Writing Center

http://writingcenter.byu.edu/

(BYU writing services and resources)

BYU Harold B. Lee Library

Library Research Guides by emphasis:

American Studies: http://guides.lib.byu.edu/americanhistory

Family Life: http://guides.lib.byu.edu/family_sciences

English: http://guides.lib.byu.edu/profile.php?uid=12627

Management: http://guides.lib.byu.edu/profile.

History: http://guides.lib.byu.edu/profile.php?uid=12463

Family History: http://sites.lib.byu.edu/familyhistory/

Psychology: http://guides.lib.byu.edu/psychology

Step-by-Step Guide & Research Rescue

http://guides.lib.byu.edu/content.php?pid=44757&sid=2725636

This guide will help you understand how to efficiently and effectively do basic research.

StDev 490: Bachelor of General Studies Capstone Library Guide

http://guides.lib.byu.edu/content.php?pid=453468&sid=3744578

Pearson WRITER

http://www.pearsonhighered.com/writer/

Pearson offers writing support for anyone - regardless of skill level, subject, or discipline. Short tutorials, modules, and samples are available on a variety of topics. Pearson Writer takes care of the labor-intensive details of writing-gathering and citing sources, proofreading for grammar and usage, and staying organized. For only $15 per year you will have access to writing help and feedback.