The goal of this site is to provide all the necessary tools for students to conduct research and to present their findings. Site provides a Quick Click to Search Engines, annotated Research, Writing, and Style Guides (MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, CGOS, CBE, Harvard), and Worlds of Knowledge housing some of the best education Web sites in a Virtual Library arranged by the Dewey Decimal Classification System. The DDC was created by Melvil Dewey in 1873 and was first published in 1876. Web sites in this virtual library are organized somewhat loosely by subject according to recent editions of the DDC.
The site also provides guidelines on: How to write an A+ research paper, How to effectively deliver a presentation, How to format a research or term paper, How to quote passages, How not to plagiarize, How to write Footnotes and Endnotes with examples on writing First Footnotes and Endnotes in MLA Style plus a Footnotes Sample Page and an Endnotes Sample Page.
See also How to write Parenthetical References or Parenthetical Documentation using MLA style with examples and a Parenthetical References Sample Page. Site includes How to write a Bibliography or a Works Cited page, a Works Cited Sample Page using MLA citations, as well as a chapter devoted to Bibliography Examples where you can follow simple examples on how to write a bibliography not only for books, magazines, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, charts, interviews, videos, movies, etc. but Internet citations as well.
Included in this Web site are Abbreviations of Months of the Year, Days of the Week, Books of the Bible, Common Abbreviations, as well as Abbreviations, Facts, Flags, Maps of States in the United States of America, of Provinces and Territories in Canada, and of Countries of the World with International Country Codes and National Anthems.
Created specially for the serious-minded surfer is a page on How to Survive the Internet Unscathed.
To everyone writing a report, a research essay, a term paper, or creating a Web page on the WWW: All ideas borrowed or sources used that are not your own must be documented and properly acknowledged. Plagiarism in any form is not permissible. Please use your good judgment to choose a variety of reliable sources. If you are a student, it is advisable to use the type of documentation preferred by your teacher or instructor.
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