General Proposal Development Tools

Commonly Used Terms and Acronyms

COMMONLY USED TERMS IN GRANT SEEKING

GRANTS.GOV Grant terminology

COMMONLY USED ACRONYMS IN GRANT SEEKING

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING JOURNAL ABBREVIATIONS 

ABBREVIATIONS.COM

 

Citation and Style Guides

Citation Machine
CITATION MACHINE

Documentation Styles
The Writer's Handbook (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
DOCUMENTATION STYLES

Easy Bib
Free automatic bibliography and citation maker
EASY BIB

Purdue OWL 
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University - general writing, subject-specific writing, research, citation, and style guides
PURDUE OWL

 

Writing Style and Grammar Guides

University Writing Program, UNH: Writing Resources
UNIVERSITY WRITING PROGRAM, UNH: WRITING RESOURCES - HANDOUTS

Guide to Grammar and Style
Jack Lynch
GUIDE TO GRAMMAR AND STYLE

PlainLanguage.gov
Tips and resources for communicating clearly
PLAINLANGUAGE.GOV

Purdue OWL
Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University - general writing, subject-specific writing, research, citation, and style guides
PURDUE OWL

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (8th edition)
Modern Language Association of America
New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2016

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Lynn Truss
New York: Gotham Books, 2004 (hardcover); 2006 (paperback)

 

Scholarly Publications - Search Tools & Repositories

ERIC - Educational Research Information Center 
Online digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Dept. of Eduation
ERIC - EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION CENTER

Google Scholar
GOOGLE SCHOLAR

PubMed
More than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books
PUBMED

General Reference

Dictionary.com
DICTIONARY.COM

The Free Dictionary
Dictionaries, thesaurus, acronyms, abbreviations, idioms, literature reference library, etc. by Farlex
THE FREE DICTIONARY

Thesaurus.com
THESAURUS.COM

Visuawords
Visual dictionary, visual thesaurus, and interactive lexicon
VISUAWORDS