Liberal Arts and the Humanities

English and Writing

Last update: Dec 13/18

Ancillary Resources

WISC-Online Literature Learning Objects (CC BY-NC)

A collection of learning objects on various topics in literature comprehension.

Collections

Digitized Shakespear (CC BY)

A library’s rich holdings of early English drama include the majority of editions of William Shakespeare published before 1660

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (CC 0)

A collection of over 25,000 XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books produced by The Text Creation Partnership. They transcribe and mark up the text from the millions of page images in ProQuest’s Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex’s Evans Early American Imprints.

The Victorian Web (Licences vary)

A collection of primary and secondary materials (books, articles, images) in British Victorian economics, literature, philosophy, political and social history, science, technology, and visual arts. Although the site concentrates on Great Britain in the age of Victoria (1837-1901), it includes much material before and after those years, particularly in sculpture and architecture, and the site also has a good deal of comparative material.

Textbooks

Developmental English (CC BY)

Students learn proficiency in the reading and writing connection, the writing process, writing effective paragraphs, prewriting strategies, organizing and outlining, parts of speech, sentence skills, basic research skills, creating a draft, revision strategies, proofreading and editing strategies.

English Composition 1 (CC BY)

Students learn the writing process and prewriting, grammar for parts of speech, punctuation and sentences, preparing to write, the first draft, revising, editing, and proofreading, narrative, comparison/contrast, and argumentative modes, and reading and research.

Fronts of Modernity: The 20th-Century Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries [PDF] This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY-NC-ND)

This book outlines 20th-century collections held at the University of Victoria. For more information, read the book review.

Tools

Open Modernisms Anthology Builder This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY)

An online platform that allows instructors to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950.

Websites

The Nature of Writing This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY-NC-ND)

The Nature of Writing provides instructional videos, prose explanations, exercises, and sample assignments on topics like parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, mechanics, essay writing, citation, and more.

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<h1>Ancillary Resources</h1> <h1>Ancillary Resources</h1>
<a href="https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/humanities/literature">WISC-Online Literature Learning Objects</a> (CC BY-NC) <a href="https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/humanities/literature">WISC-Online Literature Learning Objects</a> (CC BY-NC)
A collection of learning objects on various topics in literature comprehension. A collection of learning objects on various topics in literature comprehension.
<h1>Collections</h1> <h1>Collections</h1>
  <a href="https://open.ed.ac.uk/digitised-shakespeare-collection/">Digitized Shakespear</a> (CC BY)
  A library’s rich holdings of early English drama include the majority of editions of William Shakespeare published before 1660
<a href="https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/ecco/"> Eighteenth Century Collections Online</a> (CC 0) <a href="https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/ecco/"> Eighteenth Century Collections Online</a> (CC 0)
A collection of over 25,000 XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books produced by The Text Creation Partnership. They transcribe and mark up the text from the millions of page images in ProQuest's Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage's Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex's Evans Early American Imprints. A collection of over 25,000 XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books produced by The Text Creation Partnership. They transcribe and mark up the text from the millions of page images in ProQuest's Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage's Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex's Evans Early American Imprints.
<a href="http://www.victorianweb.org/">The Victorian Web</a> (Licences vary) <a href="http://www.victorianweb.org/">The Victorian Web</a> (Licences vary)
A collection of primary and secondary materials (books, articles, images) in British Victorian economics, literature, philosophy, political and social history, science, technology, and visual arts. Although the site concentrates on Great Britain in the age of Victoria (1837-1901), it includes much material before and after those years, particularly in sculpture and architecture, and the site also has a good deal of comparative material. A collection of primary and secondary materials (books, articles, images) in British Victorian economics, literature, philosophy, political and social history, science, technology, and visual arts. Although the site concentrates on Great Britain in the age of Victoria (1837-1901), it includes much material before and after those years, particularly in sculpture and architecture, and the site also has a good deal of comparative material.
<h1>Textbooks</h1> <h1>Textbooks</h1>
<a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28906-cengage-opennow-developmental-english-reading-lear/view">Developmental English</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28906-cengage-opennow-developmental-english-reading-lear/view">Developmental English</a> (CC BY)
Students learn proficiency in the reading and writing connection, the writing process, writing effective paragraphs, prewriting strategies, organizing and outlining, parts of speech, sentence skills, basic research skills, creating a draft, revision strategies, proofreading and editing strategies. Students learn proficiency in the reading and writing connection, the writing process, writing effective paragraphs, prewriting strategies, organizing and outlining, parts of speech, sentence skills, basic research skills, creating a draft, revision strategies, proofreading and editing strategies.
<a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28908-cengage-opennow-english-composition-i-reading-lear/view">English Composition 1</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28908-cengage-opennow-english-composition-i-reading-lear/view">English Composition 1</a> (CC BY)
Students learn the writing process and prewriting, grammar for parts of speech, punctuation and sentences, preparing to write, the first draft, revising, editing, and proofreading, narrative, comparison/contrast, and argumentative modes, and reading and research. Students learn the writing process and prewriting, grammar for parts of speech, punctuation and sentences, preparing to write, the first draft, revising, editing, and proofreading, narrative, comparison/contrast, and argumentative modes, and reading and research.
<a href="https://www.uvic.ca/library/about/ul/publications/UVic%20Library%202016%20FOM%20book%20WEB.pdf">Fronts of Modernity: The 20th-Century Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries [PDF]</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND) <a href="https://www.uvic.ca/library/about/ul/publications/UVic%20Library%202016%20FOM%20book%20WEB.pdf">Fronts of Modernity: The 20th-Century Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries [PDF]</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND)
This book outlines 20th-century collections held at the University of Victoria. For more information, read the <a href="http://www.timescolonist.com/islander/robert-amos-uvic-s-library-a-treasure-trove-of-modern-work-1.2356168">book review</a>. This book outlines 20th-century collections held at the University of Victoria. For more information, read the <a href="http://www.timescolonist.com/islander/robert-amos-uvic-s-library-a-treasure-trove-of-modern-work-1.2356168">book review</a>.
<h1>Tools</h1> <h1>Tools</h1>
<a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=a51191e6-45e4-4a57-af97-16f943b25d7e&amp;contributor=&amp;keyword=&amp;subject=">Open Modernisms Anthology Builder</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY) <a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=a51191e6-45e4-4a57-af97-16f943b25d7e&amp;contributor=&amp;keyword=&amp;subject=">Open Modernisms Anthology Builder</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY)
An online platform that allows instructors to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950. An online platform that allows instructors to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950.
<h1>Websites</h1> <h1>Websites</h1>
<a href="https://natureofwriting.com/">The Nature of Writing</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND) <a href="https://natureofwriting.com/">The Nature of Writing</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND)
<em>The Nature of Writing</em> provides instructional videos, prose explanations, exercises, and sample assignments on topics like parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, mechanics, essay writing, citation, and more. <em>The Nature of Writing</em> provides instructional videos, prose explanations, exercises, and sample assignments on topics like parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, mechanics, essay writing, citation, and more.
Nov 15, 2018
  <div class="textbox textbox--sidebar">Last update: 15/11/2018</div>
<h1>Ancillary Resources</h1> <h1>Ancillary Resources</h1>
<a href="https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/humanities/literature">WISC-Online Literature Learning Objects</a> (CC BY-NC) <a href="https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/humanities/literature">WISC-Online Literature Learning Objects</a> (CC BY-NC)
A collection of learning objects on various topics in literature comprehension. A collection of learning objects on various topics in literature comprehension.
<h1>Collections</h1> <h1>Collections</h1>
<a href="https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/ecco/"> Eighteenth Century Collections Online</a> (CC 0) <a href="https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/ecco/"> Eighteenth Century Collections Online</a> (CC 0)
A collection of over 25,000 XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books produced by The Text Creation Partnership. They transcribe and mark up the text from the millions of page images in ProQuest's Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage's Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex's Evans Early American Imprints. A collection of over 25,000 XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions of early print books produced by The Text Creation Partnership. They transcribe and mark up the text from the millions of page images in ProQuest's Early English Books Online, Gale Cengage's Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and Readex's Evans Early American Imprints.
<a href="http://www.victorianweb.org/">The Victorian Web</a> (Licences vary) <a href="http://www.victorianweb.org/">The Victorian Web</a> (Licences vary)
A collection of primary and secondary materials (books, articles, images) in British Victorian economics, literature, philosophy, political and social history, science, technology, and visual arts. Although the site concentrates on Great Britain in the age of Victoria (1837-1901), it includes much material before and after those years, particularly in sculpture and architecture, and the site also has a good deal of comparative material. A collection of primary and secondary materials (books, articles, images) in British Victorian economics, literature, philosophy, political and social history, science, technology, and visual arts. Although the site concentrates on Great Britain in the age of Victoria (1837-1901), it includes much material before and after those years, particularly in sculpture and architecture, and the site also has a good deal of comparative material.
<h1>Textbooks</h1> <h1>Textbooks</h1>
<a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28906-cengage-opennow-developmental-english-reading-lear/view">Developmental English</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28906-cengage-opennow-developmental-english-reading-lear/view">Developmental English</a> (CC BY)
Students learn proficiency in the reading and writing connection, the writing process, writing effective paragraphs, prewriting strategies, organizing and outlining, parts of speech, sentence skills, basic research skills, creating a draft, revision strategies, proofreading and editing strategies. Students learn proficiency in the reading and writing connection, the writing process, writing effective paragraphs, prewriting strategies, organizing and outlining, parts of speech, sentence skills, basic research skills, creating a draft, revision strategies, proofreading and editing strategies.
<a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28908-cengage-opennow-english-composition-i-reading-lear/view">English Composition 1</a> (CC BY) <a href="https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/28908-cengage-opennow-english-composition-i-reading-lear/view">English Composition 1</a> (CC BY)
Students learn the writing process and prewriting, grammar for parts of speech, punctuation and sentences, preparing to write, the first draft, revising, editing, and proofreading, narrative, comparison/contrast, and argumentative modes, and reading and research. Students learn the writing process and prewriting, grammar for parts of speech, punctuation and sentences, preparing to write, the first draft, revising, editing, and proofreading, narrative, comparison/contrast, and argumentative modes, and reading and research.
<a href="https://www.uvic.ca/library/about/ul/publications/UVic%20Library%202016%20FOM%20book%20WEB.pdf">Fronts of Modernity: The 20th-Century Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries [PDF]</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND) <a href="https://www.uvic.ca/library/about/ul/publications/UVic%20Library%202016%20FOM%20book%20WEB.pdf">Fronts of Modernity: The 20th-Century Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries [PDF]</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND)
This book outlines 20th-century collections held at the University of Victoria. For more information, read the <a href="http://www.timescolonist.com/islander/robert-amos-uvic-s-library-a-treasure-trove-of-modern-work-1.2356168">book review</a>. This book outlines 20th-century collections held at the University of Victoria. For more information, read the <a href="http://www.timescolonist.com/islander/robert-amos-uvic-s-library-a-treasure-trove-of-modern-work-1.2356168">book review</a>.
<h1>Tools</h1> <h1>Tools</h1>
<a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=a51191e6-45e4-4a57-af97-16f943b25d7e&amp;contributor=&amp;keyword=&amp;subject=">Open Modernisms Anthology Builder</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY) <a href="https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=a51191e6-45e4-4a57-af97-16f943b25d7e&amp;contributor=&amp;keyword=&amp;subject=">Open Modernisms Anthology Builder</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY)
An online platform that allows instructors to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950. An online platform that allows instructors to build custom anthologies of out-of-copyright primary materials for the period 1850–1950.
<h1>Websites</h1> <h1>Websites</h1>
<a href="https://natureofwriting.com/">The Nature of Writing</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND) <a href="https://natureofwriting.com/">The Nature of Writing</a> <img src="https://opentextbc.ca/oerdiscipline/wp-content/uploads/sites/213/2017/11/icons8-canada-map-50.png" alt="This is a Canadian created resource" width="50" height="50" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-729" />(CC BY-NC-ND)
<em>The Nature of Writing</em> provides instructional videos, prose explanations, exercises, and sample assignments on topics like parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, mechanics, essay writing, citation, and more. <em>The Nature of Writing</em> provides instructional videos, prose explanations, exercises, and sample assignments on topics like parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, mechanics, essay writing, citation, and more.