This site provides a searchable database filled with acronyms.
Manual of Style Q & A
You know it; you love it. Here you can find answers to the questions not covered in the 14th edition. Is it Internet or internet, on-line or online? How do I break a URL? You'll find answers to these questions and perhaps some you haven't thought of yet.
This high-traffic e-mail listserv can be interesting if you can keep up with the messages. See also their searchable archives.
Especially for on-screen editors, this site includes a library of word processing macros and links to other online resources.
Search for words and phrases; you can add a linked search box right to your Web browser. Also includes a thesaurus, a vocabulary builder, and other fun with words. Another classic that's available on the Web.
Minnesota Center for the Book
Contains local publishing information and more.
A Spot for Copy Editors
Home of the Curmudgeon's Stylebook and other information for copy editors.
Association Style Guide
This isn't the MLA style manual but this site does include style for documenting online sources.
Strunk's Elements of Style
If you don't have a copy on your desk, here's a copy for your desktop. The classic source on usage, composition, and more.
the Global Language Resource
This site maintains links with dictionaries of "as many languages as can be found on the Web." It includes links to grammar and font resources.
American Medical Writers Association, North Central Chapter, is a place for writers and editors who work with biomedical text.
International Association of Business Communicators, Minnesota
This worldwide organization connects a wide range of business communicators.
Editors Network (PEN)
An association for Minnesota editors, writers, and related professionals.
Society of America, Minnesota Chapter
An organization for public relations professionals.
Society for Technical Communication, Twin Cities Chapter includes writers, editors, designers, Web, and multimedia designers.
for Women in Communications, Twin Cities Chapter
A professional association for women in all fields of communication.
Publishers of this editorial newsletter maintain a list of editorial conferences, courses, and workshops.
EEI Communications publishes "The Editorial Eye" newsletter and offers training, including certificate programs, featuring some online classes.
University of Minnesota Communication Tools. Links to policies, guidelines, the Images Library, the Style Manual, and more. From University Relations.
University of Minnesota Center for Writing site provides a variety of campus writing links.