Southeast Missouri State University Wriiting Lab

Online Writing Lab


The OWL offers a wide selection of interactive tutorials to assist you with developing and reviewing your writing skills.  New tutorials are added regularly; 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 in four groups:



Sentence Fragments Comma Splices




Using the Comma  


Writing with Sources


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


Writing Principles


Establishing Focus  


For quick answers to frequently asked questions, try the Quick Reference page.



Tutor with student 

Photo Allen Gathman

2008 Southeast MO St. U.
Updated October 15, 2008
by Allen Gathman