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Research Help

MLA 8th ed changes brochure

Treat citation helpers as a starting point for a rough draft of a citation.

Go! Ask! Act! Achieve!

Easy to understand resource that gives helpful steps for research papers.

How to Google like a boss?

7 helpful tips on how to search the internet using Google.

Google Power Search Course

Teaches how to search Google more effectively and powerfully.

CRAAP TEST

Use this test to determine if a website is credible.

Wolfram Alpha Website

Statistical website used for research

A Work in an Anthology, Reference, or Collection

Works may include an essay in an edited collection or anthology, or a chapter of a book. The basic form is for this sort of citation is as follows:

Last name, First name. “Title of Essay.” Title of Collection, edited by Editor’s Name(s), Publisher, Year, Page range of entry.

How to tell if a website is good or credible…

There are so many websites to choose from where anyone can become an author/creator and

try to sell you their ideas or products. You can’t just believe everything that is out there on

the world wide web….

  • .com-These sites are usually from commercial businesses. They should not be you 1st choice.

  • .edu-These sites are educational organizations like universities and colleges. Check the grade

  • level of the class work on the web page.

  • .gov-These sites are government websites.

  • .org-These sites are from non-profit organizations.

Other things to look for when evaluating websites: Website Evaluation

Information obtained from the American Library Association – October 2010

http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oif/iftoolkits/litoolkit/whatmakesgreat.cfm