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Citation and Writing Guides

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passthrough.gifYou can access the 7th Edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers in our library or electronically (with login).


Refer to this site of Bedford/St.Martin's for a review of the changes within the 7th edition of MLA

Citation Maker

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Bedford / St. Martin's Online Citation Styles

A Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation: Research techniques and guides to grammar and bibliography formatting.

Chicago Citation Style: from the Long Island University Library website

A Guide to Grammar and Writing - Gives many tips on writing including sentence structure, grammar and organization of thoughts.

State College Area School District: Ethics in Teaching, Research and Creative Projects

Writing Competency Assignment Guide - Create A Paper - a template designed to guide you through the first stages of creating the rough draft of a standard five-paragraph paper.

Acadia University's Tutorial on Plagiarism



Copyright Guidelines


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Confused about what you can and cannot use for school projects?
Hall Davidson has a helpful guide on techLearning.com which explains what you can and cannot do with copyrighted materials.

Still have questions? Here is my linkroll of helpful websites on copyright:

Here is an amusing video on fair use which was created by a Bucknell professor:



College Prep Links

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SAT/ACT Resources
Number2.com: a website that makes test-prep classes available to all students for free!
SAT Prep Center: Many excellent, free test-prep resources.
ACT Test Prep: Includes Practice Test and a booklet to download on test information, practice tests and scoring keys.
The Online Test Page: Many practice drills for preparing for verbal and math tests.
Most Important SAT Words: Interactive word puzzles, lists of SAT vocabulary words, and links to more puzzles.
Webmath: Offers practice in many different forms of math.

College Resources
COIN3: "A Career and Curriculum Connection" which our school has a subscription to. Our site ID is PA14612
Collegeboard: All you need to prepare and apply for college.
Princeton Review: Explore various schools and prepare for applications.
Petersons: An educational portal of college information, testing information and scholarship information.
College Application Tools: Microsoft offers these templates you can download for college, scholarship, and job applications.
Campus Tours - Virtual College Tours
Hobson's College View
U.S. News.com - Finding the right college
WorldWideLearn - a database of Online Degrees