MLA Format Guides


Go to the following link to see examples of how the different parts of the research paper should look. Pattern your work on these examples.

About half way down the page you will see the words “Enter Gallery”. Click on those words to select the part of the report you are working on.

http://homeworktips.about.com/od/mlastyle/ig/Sample-MLA-Pages/

Here is a great link to help with citations:

http://homeworktips.about.com/od/citationsandbibliography/tp/bibmakers.htm

MLA formatting guides from Ehow.com

http://www.ehow.com/how_5082540_write-cards-mla-format.html
Look at the right hand side of this page for additional help with bibliography and paper.

This link gives examples of MLA formatting for the entire paper.

http://homeworktips.about.com/od/mlastyle/ig/Sample-MLA-Pages/

This link also has a good example of a finished paper. It includes the title page, outline, paper, and the works cited page.

http://www.dianahacker.com/pdfs/hacker-levi-mla.pdf



Note Cards


Here are a few sources that have directions and examples of note cards. There are also tips about research and links to more information about note taking and the writing process.

http://homeworktips.about.com/od/paperassignments/a/researchnotes.htm

http://www.ehow.com/how_6667368_make-research-cards.html 

http://www.ehow.com/how_4867901_make-cards.html



How To Use Meta-search Engines


A meta-search engine accesses several search engines simultaneously. Using a meta- search engine allows you to speed up the search process.The following site has a good tutorial on how to search for information.

http://www.learnwebskills.com/search/main.html

Here is another site that will help you use a meta-search engine.

http://www.monash.com/spidap4.html

Meta-Search Engines

http://7metasearch.com/

http://www.dogpile.com/

http://www.easysearcher.com/

http://www.excite.com/

http://www.fazzle.com/

http://www.icyspicy.com/

http://www.mamma.com/

http://www.metaeureka.com/

http://www.surfwax.com/



Search Engines


Here are links to several popular search engine sites. These sites would be good starting places in your search for information. Try a few different sites and see if you get different results. You may have to refine your search by altering the search terms you enter in the search expression bar at the top of the screen.

http://www.alltheweb.com/

http://www.altavista.com/

http://search.aol.com/

http://www.ask.com/

http://www.google.com/

http://www.bing.com/?fdr=lc

http://www.lycos.com/

http://search.netscape.com/search/webhome

http://m.www.yahoo.com/

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