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Brookes Bible College Library: Citation, Writing & Technology Tools

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How to Cite Sources in Turabian Style

Citation Management Tools

Learn how to collect, organize, and easily retrieve your sources through:

Learn more about citation software and which program is right for you.

Essay Structure

Learn about the principles and patterns of composition, how to develop an argument, and how to make transitions between ideas from Ask Grammar.  Learn how to write the five-paragraph essay (this page contains a sample paper alongside writing instructions) - the classic format for compositions.  

How to Write an Essay

Find out how to construct and evaluate arguments, and many more writing related topics from the Critical Thinking Web. This site also contains practical exercises.

Check this Overview on How to Write an Essay, which will provide you with information on the specific steps in the writing process: information gathering, planning, writing, editing. 

Featured Video: Be a Better Writer in 15 Minutes

Watch these amusing short videos from the highly acclaimed educational source TED Ed - 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice.

Help with Technology

Check this comprehensive, free website, which offers 180 Technology Tips, including tips on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows, the Internet and much more exciting things to learn!



Free Online Courses

Free online courses and language tutorials are offered by the St. Louis Public Library (SLPL). The courses include subject areas such as Computer Applications, Writing and Publishing, Web Design, Graphic Design, and many more. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. If you do not have an SLPL card, now is the time to get one! 

Brookes Bible College exists to provide Biblical education to develop servant leaders who will transform the world for Christ.