Contact the OWL Mail Tutors
OpenStudy: The Writing Lab is pleased to announce a partnership with OpenStudy, a social learning network, to provide more opportunities for users to receive answers to brief questions about writing. Although users can still submit questions to the Purdue OWL Mail service, OpenStudy may provide more immediate feedback from a wide range of users, whose reliability is rated by fellow-users.
For more information about OpenStudy, please visit http://openstudy.com.
OWL Mail Tutors
Please Note: Due to increased traffic there may be a slight delay in receiving responses from our OWL Mail Tutors.
Do you have a short writing-related question? Please note that OWL Mail tutors are unable to look at entire papers.
Please note: OWL Mail responses may be delayed as we have switched over to summer staffing levels.
Before submitting a question to OWL Mail, please review our OWL Mail Policies FAQs. If you have a general writing question, please check our OWL Mail General Writing FAQs before you submit your question. If your question pertains to the use of MLA style and/or citation, please check our OWL Mail MLA FAQs before you submit your question. If your question pertains to the use of APA style and/or citation, please check our OWL MAIL APA FAQs before you submit your question.
- Please do not send long excerpts of your work, as OWL tutors can only respond to short questions. Requests for editing or proofreading will not be completed.
- If you are asking a citation question, please include which citation style you are using, e.g., MLA, APA, Chicago Style, etc.
- Please allow at least one week for a response.