Studying and Writing: Resources & Services

Resources and services are available to ODU students on studying and writing. Select your choice below.

Books & Ebooks   Online Support  Workshops & Personal Assistance 

Books and Ebooks

Academic Writing Handbooks 

Grammar Handbooks 

Homework Helpers series  

  • Algebra, Basic Math, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Earth Science, English Language, Physics, and Trigonometry.
  • Located in Reference-- College Information, top floor of Spangler next to the Academic Resource Center 

Mathematics Handbooks: 

Writing Style Manuals: 

Online Support

Popular Links from the cademic Resource Center (ARC)  

  • Tutoring Services
  • Workshops on Study and Time Management
  • Test Preparation Workshops
  • Workshops on other topics
  • Tutor Trac

ODU Library Quick Reference 

  • Guides and tutorials on the process of academic writing and research
  • Online style guides for MLA, APA, Chicago, and other citation styles
  • Tutorials on annotated bibliographies and bibliographic essays

Learning Express Library 

  • Provides practice exercises in reading, writing, and math, as well as Spanish. Available to all current ODU students.  
  • Create your own user account, and then simply log in to Learning Express Library, type the letters of your exam in the search box, and click on the search button. A dropdown menu will help you identify available tests. For more information on this unique database, Use the interactive tutorials for Learning Express Library.

Workshops and Personal Assistance

For help with studying, writing, or citing sources, contact the Academic Resource Center for tutoring services and workshops

For help locating a book, stop by the ODU Library Reference Desk and ask a librarian for assistance.

For help using Learning Express Library, contact a librarian for assistance: 251-4754 |   

 Page last updated: 12 October 2011 | Questions? Contact ODU Library Reference Services