Usage

USAGE and word choice
University of Victoria (great campus!) usage guide
http://www.ltn.lv/~markir/writersguide/Pages/DictionUsageToc.html

USAGE and style guides
The Economist magazine has a free style guide; although it is simple, it is solid.
http://www.economist.com/styleguide/introduction
Grammar Girl web site and podcasts (despite the name, a serious contemporary usage resource)
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/
MIT’s ComDor Editorial Style Guide
http://web.mit.edu/comdor/editguide/
Writing Technical Articles
http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~hgs/etc/writing-style.html
Technical Writing
http://www.rbs0.com/tw.htm
Strunk and White’s The Elements of Style online
http://www.bartleby.com/141/
The Coventry University Harvard Reference Style
Is here
Journalistic style:  the 4-box system
http://www.mcgillreport.org/largemouth.htm#anchor4
You can ask questions at Stackexchange:
http://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/44976/types-of-books-or-types-of-book
Google ngrams are a pretty cool tool:
https://books.google.com/ngrams

USAGE: Concordance
1. Fantastic! Three great concordance samplers which can access the biggest and most famous corpuses (including the British National Corpus) are:
http://www.lextutor.ca/conc/eng/
http://corpus.byu.edu/
British Academic Written English concordancer
https://the.sketchengine.co.uk/corpus/first_form?corpname=preloaded/bawe2;
British Academic Written English Corpus
http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directories/current-projects/2015/british-academic-written-english-corpus-bawe/

2. Make your own concordance! Laurence Antony at Waseda  University made Antconc, a free software for making your own concordance.
http://www.laurenceanthony.net/software.html

3. Google can be a simple concordancer too:
http://www.johntedesco.net/blog/2012/06/21/how-to-solve-impossible-problems-daniel-russells-awesome-google-search-techniques/

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