The Online Writing Lab offers a wide selection of interactive tutorials to assist you with developing and reviewing your writing skills. If you need to review a skill and can't find a tutorial that addresses it, email us and we'll work on adding it to our collection. The tutorials are organized into the following four categories.


Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices


Using the Comma

Writing With Sources

Avoiding Plagiarism
Confirming Evidence
Critiquing Sources
Locating Sources
MLA Bibliography
Paraphrasing Sources
Quoting Sources
Summarizing Sources

Writing Principles

Establishing Focus


Memorial Hall 103
Center for Writing Excellence
One University Plaza, MS 4185
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701