Submitting a paper to an unsuitable journal is a key cause of article rejection. When selecting a journal, take the time to review a journal’s aims and scope to confirm that it is suitable for your manuscript. The information in this guide will help you make the best choice when deciding where to publish your research.
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15 Helpful Online Writing Tools for Students
Integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing.
Each user must create a personal folder by clicking the "Create a Personal ID" button on the login screen. Access to the subscription is enabled via username/password and IP authentication.
Use NoodleTools Quick User Guide for help in creating a new account and navigating some key features.
You need to access NoodleTools account via Office 365 account
Tutorials on using NoodleTools
You can use NoodleTools Express when you just need to create one or two quick citations. There's no need to log in -- simply create citations using the form in NoodleTools Express then copy and paste what you need into your paper.
What is it?
Turnitin is software both accessible online and built into Kottab which can automatically screen student papers for originality.
How does it work?
Turnitin works via text-matching. It checks writing against existing publications on the web as well as its own internal database of student papers, color coding matches based on the source. It assigns an originality number based on the percentage of the text with no match.
Why do we use it?
ECAE provides Turnitin access to students and faculty to improve student writing and ensure academic integrity. Consider it another tool in your arsenal against plagiarism.
Grammarly will help you to
250+ Grammar Checks:Check your text for the proper use of advanced grammar rules. Get accurate error explanations.
Plagiarism Detection: Find borrowed text before it gets you into trouble. Automatically generate references.
Vocabulary Enhancement: Use words that make an impact. Liven up your sentences and improve readability with context-optimized word choice suggestions.
Contextual Spell Check: Spot correctly spelled words used in the wrong context. No more embarrassing typos like then-then, two-to-too, lose-loose.
How to set-up and account and use Grammarly . Grammarly supports Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge, but it does not support Internet Explorer
Clarity English publishes effective, enjoyable, easy-to-use ICT for English. It help the students to improve specific language areas including Grammar, Vocabulary, IELTS practice, reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The students will be registered in Clarity by the administrator and then they can log in using the given ID and password. Ask your teacher or Librarian for assistance.
TheClarity Modules available for ECAE Users are
DPT Active Reading Tense Buster Road to IELTS Study Skills Success
MindMup is a free software mind mapping application which enables users to store maps on several cloud storage providers, including Google Drive, Amazon S3 and GitHub and collaborate in real time with other users. A good number of students know how to research and come up with great concepts, but fail to execute them. MindMup is a very useful tool that helps students organize their ideas.
Word Counter is a word count and a character count tool that helps to count the number of times a word has been used in a document. The tool is ideal for students who have a tendency of overusing certain words.
Simply place your cursor into the box and begin typing. Word counter will automatically count the number of words and characters as you type. You can also copy and paste a document you have already written into the word counter box and it will display the word count and character numbers for that piece of writing.