Doing Research and Citations
Do research online and learn how to properly cite your sources.
Research and Citation Websites:
- Modern Language Association (MLA) Formatting and Bibliogaphy
- American Psychological Association (APA) Formatting and Bibliography
- Citation Generator (MLA, MPA): Enter the data (Book Title, Author, Publisher, etc.) and this site designs a custom citation you can copy and paste into your document.
- Figurative Language: This website by the University of West Georgia’s uses poems and literature to provide an understanding of similes and different types of metaphors.
- Telling Fact from Opinion: This website by Auburn University shows several examples to help students distinguish facts from opinions.
- Evaluating Web Resources: The Literacy and Education Online of St. Cloud State University provides a focused guide for evaluating what is a good or bad Web Resource.
- Understanding Plagiarism: Check out Accredited Schools Online for an open-access, expert-driven guide to understanding and avoiding plagiarism
- Evaluating Print Sources: UNC has a compiled guide for distinguishing reliable print sources from the unreliable.
- Using Chicago Style: This website by Purdue OWL features examples of how to properly cite web pages, journal articles, books, etc using Chicago Style.