Research Help
Researching Assistance
(Things you should know before beginning your research and guides to help you along your way.)

How to Create an Annotated Bibliography
University of North Carolina
(considers questions such as "Why do an annotated bibliography?," or "What does an annotated bibliography do?")


Avoiding Plagiarism

pla⋅gia⋅rism

 According to Random House Dictionary, plagiarism is "The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work."

Purdue University - OWL Program


University of Maine - "Is It Plagiarism?" 
(This is a helpful quiz that will assess your research material and your final product to test for plagiarism)

http://www.plagiarism.org/
(covers all aspects of plagiarism and what you can do to avoid it)


How to Write a Thesis Statement


What is a Thesis?
"A thesis statement declares what you believe and what you intend to prove. A good thesis statement makes the difference between a thoughtful research project and a simple retelling of facts."


Student Guides to Types of Assignment Processes


Works Cited:

"What is a thesis?" Springfield Township High School Virtual Library. 
16 Mar. 2009. Springfield Township High School. 28 Apr. 2009 .


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