The following sites will help you with your research and writing assignments.
Vaughan Memorial Library at Acadia University has several resources to help you with your research and writing.
- Vaughan Memorial Library Website
- Tutorials: Tutorials explaining the steps of the research process and the basics of avoiding plagiarism.
- Resources: Resources for writing a paper and citing sources.
- http://www.ipl.org/div/aplus/ A+ Writing Research Paper Guide: Step-by-step guide to researching and writing a paper, an information search guide, and links to online resources
- Click here for information regarding evaluating websites
- Evaluating Information Tips from College of Nevada Library
Visit Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) for:
- Assistance in avoiding plagiarism
- Assistance with paraphrasing
- Examples of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing
- Help with writing an argumentative essay
- Information about Paraphrasing and Direct Quotes
Online Citation Creators:
MLA Formatting and Style Guides:
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) MLA Formatting and Style Guide
- EasyBib MLA Style Guide
- Atomic Learning MLA Tutorials
PHOTO/IMAGE/SOUND RESOURCES THAT ARE COPYRIGHT FRIENDLY
- http://webquest.org/freemedia.php - Large list of copyright friendly media
- AP Images - AEA resource - images for education
- iClipart - AEA resource - photos, clipart, fonts, animations, and sounds
- Pics4Learning - free images for education
- EduPic - free images for education
- Stock.XCHNG -free stock photos
- Soundzabound - AEA resource - MP3 audio files for education
- Musopen - Free public domain music
- Partners In Rhyme - Free sound effects