Citation and Research Help

Bear Creek MLA 8 Formatting and Style Guide

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Parenthetical Citations

What are Parenthetical Citations? a 3-minute video by EasyBib.

How do Parenthetical References (also called In-Text Citations) relate to Works Cited? This document from the Cambridge and Ringe Latin School helps explain.

Sample MLA Paper

This sample paper from Purdue Online Writing Lab outlines MLA formatting and citation style.

Plagiarizing vs Paraphrasing

What is Plagiarism and why does it matter? This series of videos by Educator Technology and Mobile Learning will help explain!

How to Paraphrase: a 5-minute video by Lakeside School librarians on combating plagiarism with paraphrasing.

The Research Process

The Bear Creek School's 3-Step Research Process

New Canaan High School W.I.S.E.R. Research Model

GALE's Narrowing Your Research Topic and Searching for Sources:

Research - Narrowing Your Research Topic and Searching for Sources