Writing & Citation Resources
This site includes a dictionary, thesaurus, flashcards, quotes, and a translator.
An online version of Merriam-Webster's dictionary and thesaurus, as well as a Spanish-English dictionary and a medical dictionary.
Writing Research Papers
A+ Research & Writing
The Internet Public Library for Teens offers this guide to writing research papers for high school students. It includes a step-by-step guide to writing a research paper and search tips so that you can find exactly what you are looking for during the research process.
Purdue Online Writing Lab, Grades 7-12
The Purdue Online Writing Lab for Grades 7-12 provides writing and research resources. Topics include: starting the writing process, overcoming writer"s block, evaluating sources, creating a thesis statement, writing different types of essays, proper word and punctuation usage, and proper citation techniques.
Research and Documentation Online
This site contains information on finding and citing sources for humanities, social science, history, and sciences. There are also helpful tips for evaluating sources and a glossary of research terms.
EasyBib is an automatic citation generator for 58 different types of sources, from advertisements to websites, that can create MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations.
The Citation Machine creates citations for various print and nonprint resources in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
MLA Formatting & Style Guide
This guide, from Purdue University, describes how to cite sources using the MLA (Modern Language Association) citation style. MLA is typically used in the liberal arts and the humanities.
APA Formatting & Style Guide
This guide, from Purdue University, shows how to cite sources using the APA (American Psychological Association) citation style. APA is commonly used in the social sciences.