Below, you will find resources that can help students for either research or homework.

If you need more resources for research, try Research - Getting Started or Resources for Research. If you are looking for a creative way to present your assignment, check out the Project Format Ideas page.

For an easy to use and up-to-date (8th edition) ONLINE Guide, go to MLA Formatting and Style Guide written by members of Purdue's "Owl."
Another helpful site is IRSCLibraries

Citation Creators can be found in many sites. (Go to the Just English page for more choices.) - plug in the info and the citation is created for you
EASY CITATIONS: Get your citations directly from Infohio or Follett Destiny when you use these resources.

  • can help you learn to type better and faster. It has three basic lessons (plus a "custom" mode), and the software keeps track of all of your mistakes and your words–per–minute (wpm). It even creates graphs of your day–by–day performance.
  • Typing Club - Touch typing tutorial

NOTE-Taking and NoteSharing-
  • Cornell Note Taking Template- Use this template for taking useful notes.
  • EVERNOTE allows students to create note cards that include notes for research as well as links to websites. You may print out the cards when you are done or keep them for an entire research project--and add or change the information as you go. You can even add pictures or whatever you need. You will need to create an account, but it is FREE!

Papers and Plagiarism- (Also see Copyright, Plagiarism and Paraphrasing)
  • PaperRater This automated proofreading tool can be especially helpful -- not just for detecting grammar or spelling errors, but also for giving helpful tips that make you a better writer.

Need to create a survey ?

Study Skills and Strategies- great ideas for all types of Study Skills.
    • – Study guides and strategies
    • Study Skills - learn how to manage the pressures of deadlines and exams by getting organized and making the most of your time.
    • Study Skills Activities- Evaluate your current study habits and then use the lesson plans to improve those skills.
    • Study Skills Articles - practical articles about note taking, memory, studying, test taking and more.

Study Tools - Study games, practice quizzes, flashcards...
  • Quizlet's flashcards, tests, and study games make learning fun and engaging for students of all ages.
  • Study Blue offers the largest and fastest-growing library of online study materials, containing more than 250 million user-generated digital notecards covering every topic from Algebra to Zoology.
  • That Quiz - Practice quizzes available for learning geography (countries, states and capitals), English and foreign language vocabulary, science (cells, anatomy, elements) and math skills for all grade levels.
  • Flashcards
    • Braineos- makes studying fast and fun. Create decks of flashcards or use decks already created by our community, and memorize them using our selection of games.
    • Cram – Create or find flashcards to study.
    • Cramberry helps you study with online flash cards. Make cards on Cramberry, or choose from a catalog of free public flash cards. While you study, Cramberry analyzes your progress and focuses on cards you need to study.
    • StudyStack Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers. Review online, print, or export to your pda, cell phone, or iPod.
    • Flashcard Machine
    • StudyStack – Online flashcards