Research

Bibliographies and Citations:

It is very important that you give credit to the sources that you are taking ideas from for your own work, learn how to properly write in-text citations and bibliographies/works cited pages with the following documents and websites

  • If you require more assistance with referencing and creating bibliographies please stop by and see Mrs. Wathen in the Learning Commons
   

Mount Royal University's MLA Style Guide Documentation PDF

Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting Sample Works Cited Page 

Memorial University's How to Write Citations and Bibliographies in MLA Style

ProQuest Citation Guidelines

                                                                                                                                    

Websites that will help you with generating citations and bibliographies:

  1. Citation Machine

  2. Easy Bib

  3. BibMe

Free Online Plagiarism Checkers:

Research Techniques:

  • Making sure that your sources are credible and relevant is an important factor in writing a good research paper

  • The following documents, websites, and books will help you develop your research techniques

Books in your Library that will help you with your research skills:

  • Focus on Research: A Guide to Developing Students' Research Skills by The Alberta Education Curriculum Support Branch Call No: 371.9 FOC

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Research Methods by Laurie E. Rozakis Call No: 808.2 ROZ


Note Taking Tips:

  • It is important to have a good strategy for note taking, for efficient and effective studying

  • The SQ3R Method will help you develop this strategy 

Remember to SLANT:

  • Sit up

  • Lean toward speaker

  • Activate mind

  • Note what speaker is saying

  • Track speaker with eyes


Digital Citizenship: