• RESEARCH & WRITING

    The Research Cycle

    Effective questioning and research strategies

     

    The Big6

    The Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to
    teaching information and technology skills in the world.
     

    Evaluating Web Sites: Cornell University Library

    A chart with five criteria for evaluating web sites.

     

    Thomson Gale: How to Write a Term Paper

    A guide designed to support you as you use electronic and print resources to:
     choose a topic, craft a thesis, take efficient notes, use parenthetical documentation, prepare a Works Cited page, and draft and revise a research paper.

     

    A step by step guide to researching & writing
    a paper for high school and college students.
     

    Purdue University Online Writing Lab

    Purdue OWL offers over 200 free resources including: writing, research, grammar and mechanics and style guides.

     

    Just need one or two quick citations? No need to log in or subscribe -- simply generate them in NoodleBib Express and copy and paste what you need into your document.
     
    Citation Machine can help you with the punctuation of the Works Cited of your paper. Make sure that you have the information that you need to plug into the citation generator.
     

    Indiana University Writing Tutorial Services on Plagiarism

    Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It

     

    UCLA Library Citing & Documenting Sources Quiz

    Carlos and Eddie's Guide to Bruin Success with Less Stress -- Includes tips on intellectual property, file sharing, citing and documenting sources, avoiding disaster, and not getting busted

     

    Plagiarism.org

    A free resource sponsored by iParadigms, LLC, the makers of Turnitin, WriteCheck, and iThenticate

     

    Plagiarism Checker

    This resource gives you a formula for you to check the probability that you plagiarized and shares information on one way your teachers might check

     

    Accredited Online Colleges Writing Center

    This resource provides a quick-reference guide to avoid some of the most common mistakes student writers make.

     

    OnlineColleges.net Plagiarism Prevention Resource

    This thorough, easy-to-read guide covers plagiarism and its consequences.