Skip to Main Content

Business Writing & Presenting Library Guide: WEB RESOURCES


100 Useful Web Tools for Writers

APA Style

Association for Business Communication: ABC is an international, interdisciplinary organization committed to advancing business communication research, education, and practice.

A Beginner’s Guide to Effective Email: Kaitlin Duck Sherwood

Big Dog & Little Dog’s Leadership Juxtaposition: Presentations

Brief Guide to Business Writing: Kenneth G. Brown, Ph.D. & David J. Barton, B.A., Department of Management and Organizations, University of Iowa Over 20,000 terms.

Business Writer’s Free Library: Free Management Library provides easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management of yourself, other individuals, groups and organizations. Content is relevant to the vast majority of people, whether they are in large or small for-profit or nonprofit organizations.

Business Writing: Blog by Lynn Gaertner-Johnston. Talk, tips, and best picks for writers on the job.

Common Errors in English Usage: Washington State University

Daily Grammar: Fun, convenient way to learn grammar. By simplifying complex grammar subjects, Daily Grammar is a great instructional tool for all ages and skill levels. Multi-source dictionary search service. More than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, abbreviations, and more.

The Free Dictionary:The world’s most comprehensive dictionary: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Medical, Legal, and Financial Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Acronyms and Abbreviations, Idioms, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one.

The Fundamentals of Persuasive Writing: Robert W. Bly

Grammar Girl: “Quick and dirty tips for better writing” Patricia T. O’Conner and Stewart Kellerman

Guide to Grammar and Writing

International Association of Business Communicators: Provides a professional network of over 15,500 business communication professionals in over 80 countries.

The Online Grammar Guide: Jack Lynch, associate Professor at Rutgers University

The OWL at Purdue: Professional, Technical Writing: Provides links to resources for workplace writers and people writing during the job search process.

Some Advice on Writing a Technical Report: lan T. Sherman

The University of Chicago Writing Program: Grammar Resources: Annotated collection of grammar and writing resources.

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

Webgrammar: Judy Vorfeld

Write for Business Blog: Tips to improve writing.

The Youngstown State University Writing Center