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Websites to Support Your Studying 

If you can't find anything here to help you with your specific study need, just Google your topic.  There are thousands of websites out there to help you.  Just be careful about the ones that ask you for money.  There are plenty of free ones that are probably just as helpful.

GENERAL STUDY TIPS

Study Guides

Cuesta College offers learning skill guides.

Learning Skill Database

Muskingum College provides a learning strategies database.

College Learning Strategies

Dartmouth College suggests strategies for effective learning.

Content Specific Strategies

How to Study.org is a directory of resources for college study in specific content areas.

Guide for Studying History

This site discusses how to read and prepare for your history class.

TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Master Weekly Schedule Form

Use this form to plan and track activities for your week--24 hours a day.

How Well Do You Plan?

Quiz yourself on improving your planning with tips from Dartmouth College.

Where DoesTime Go?

An exercise from Virginia Tech helps you find more time.

Managing Your Time

Dartmouth College's time management tips includes a video.

LANGUAGE

Tips For Learning A Foreign Language

Check this site to discover unique strategies for learning a foreign language.

Studying A Foreign Language

UIC's Academic Center presents study tips for foreign language students.

ESL Students Study

UIC's Academic Center has study ideas for international students.

ESL Study Guide

Purdue University provides tips for ESL students.

MATH and SCIENCE

Math Resources

This site links to the Top 20 list of math websites.

Help for Studying Algebra

This site reviews resources for studying algebra

Understanding Mathematics

The University of Utah provides a study guide for studying and understanding mathematics.

Science Class Study

This site offers advice on how to study for science classes.

Study Hints for Chemistry

This site provides suggestions on how to study more effectively for chemistry courses

Exam Tips for Chemistry Exams

 This site provides lots of ideas for studying chemistry

WRITING AND RESEARCH

The NIU Writing Center On-Line

The N.I.U. Writing Center should be your first choice in writing support from on or off campus!

The Writing Process

Purdue University's writing site is an extensive guide for all types of writing.

The Grammar Request Line

This interactive site allows you to ask quick grammar questions.

Research Notetaking

University of Toronto link will help with taking notes from research reading.

STYLE GUIDES FOR WRITING PAPERS

MLA Style Guide

The MLA Style Format can be found at this Purdue University site.

APA Style Guide

APA Style Guide can be found at this Purdue University site.

Chicago Style Guide

Chicago Style Format is found at this Purdue University site.

Turabian Style Guide

This link refers to the Turabian format.