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Citing Sources

APA Style
APA’s Publication Manual, 6th Edition, provides complete style guidelines and should be consulted first in all matters concerning APA style, but these FAQs will help clarify frequent areas of confusion.

MLA Style
MLA style has been widely adopted by schools, academic departments and instructors for over half a century. The association’s guidelines are also used by over 1,100 scholarly and literary journals, newsletters and magazines and by many university and commercial presses.

Son of Citation
This page allows you to choose the citation style, type in the source information and it formats the citation for you!

Plagiarism
Learn the dos and don’ts to avoid plagiarizing


Study & Writing Skills

Writing Tips
A step-by-step guide to researching and writing a paper.

Study Skills
Check out this website for tips and strategies on everything from time management and note taking to study environments and more!


Subject Help

Try these sites for help in math, science, English and social studies

All Subjects

Discovery Education
Find resources to help students master the basics of mathematics and number operations. Videos and tutorials explain basic operations and help with the mastery of math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division–essential building blocks for success in mathematics.

Learner.org
Provides educators and students with strategies, content and activities that can enhance and improve students’ skills in a variety of curricular areas.

Math

AAA Math
Features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts. A wide range of lessons (Kindergarten through eighth grade level) enables learning or review to occur at each individual’s current level.

Hooda Math
Hooda Math has fun brain games and cool math movies. Tired of games? Try the helpful math tutorials.

Science

Exploratorium
A hands-on museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco. Our site provides interactive online exhibits and exhibitions, activities, Webcasts and more.

Test Prep

Learning Express Library
This database has practice tests, tutorials and tips for the ACT, SAT, CLEP, PSAT and more.


Other Interesting Sites

Architect Studio 3D
Design a house in 3D and share it with the world.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Homework Help
An extensive collection of links for homework help on the web in art, English and literature, foreign languages, health, math, science, music and social sciences. This site also has general reference links to dictionaries, atlases, etc. and is searchable.

How Stuff Works
Learn how things work, everything from thermometers to web pages to batteries and more!

Jiskha Homework Help
Choose your subject – art, business, computers, English, foreign languages, health, home economics, mathematics, music, physical education, science and social studies – and get the help you are looking for.

Library of Congress
Welcome to the Library of Congress, the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. The Library preserves a collection of more than 119 million items, more than two-thirds of which are in media other than books. These include the largest map, film and television collections in the world. In addition to its primary mission of serving the research needs of the U.S. Congress, the Library serves all Americans through its popular website and in its 22 reading rooms on Capitol Hill.

Science and Arts Gateway
This gateway provides links to resources in mathematics and science for educators and students in grades 9-12. Topics include astronomy, agriculture, biology, chemistry, computers, earth and environmental science, engineering, health and medicine, mathematics, meteorology and physics, as well as a monthly sci/math topic!

Multnomah County Library’s Homework Center
A huge collection of sites selected by a youth librarian to answer actual homework questions kids have asked in public libraries. When you’re doing a research project and all the books have been checked out, check here.

Onelook Dictionaries
Type in a word or acronym and let this site search hundreds of dictionaries for you. You can find definitions, word origins, pronunciations and translations to other languages — all through one search.