In this part — a collection of some general resources — daily sites of interest, writing sites, & free books sites
Google Search Guide Advance Operators — to help improve your searches. Most people probably know this, but some might not.
Nice computer/tech aggregate news site from major sites such as digg, slashdot, reddit, yahoo, hacker news, ars technica + many many more in a user friendly format. Skim news from multiple sites quickly.
Astonomy Pic of the day
Improve vocabulary while “For each answer you get right, we donate 10 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program.” Difficulty adjusts depending on correct and wrong answers. Visit for a minute or so every day, learn new words and donate a few grains.
Word of the DAY
Improve your vocabulary. thefreedictionary site also has “match up” of 5 words in addition to wotd.
Diana Hacker Research and Documentation Citations MLA, APA, CSE Guidelines
Manuscript Format Checklist
Document Templates Using Standard Manuscript Format
Dan Perez Writing Advice
A beginner’s guide to freelancing
Freelance Writing Jobs
Search for copies of your page on the web.
The 6 Steps to Stop Content Theft
Common Errors in English Usage
25 Places to Read Free Books Online
Wikibooks – free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.
University of Pennsylvania Online Books Page
Catalog of books whose authors have made them available for free
No need for description, is there?
Free PDF eBooks Archive. Small Selection.
List of digital library projects
Links to thousands of books that are free on the Internet
Univ. of Leeds Library Services A to Z list of e-books.
List of freely downloadable ebooks, documents and lecture notes found all over the internet (includes computer and maths books as well).