How Cite This for Me Can Help You Cite Almost Anything in Your Paper

When you are given an assignment to write a research paper, your first instinct in finding relevant sources for your research is to type a search into Google, go to your library to gather books on the topic, or scour your university’s online databases for related journal articles. Sometimes these sources, however, are not enough […]

5 Common Citation Mistakes

Making quality citations, though often an overlooked piece of the writing process, can be the deciding factor in your final grade. This can be especially difficult to consider when you’re in a rush to hand in your assignment on time. So how can you be sure that your citations are in tip-top shape before your […]

Prevent Plagiarism in 5 Easy Steps

Finding information for your next research paper is easier than ever before. With online databases and search engines like Google, facts about millions of subjects are only a few short clicks away. This speed of information sharing, however, has a potential negative consequence, in that it can make plagiarizing an easy mistake to make. Committing […]

4 Types of Plagiarism You May Not Know About

When you write a paper, you’re claiming that any idea you express is your own unless you use a source to show where the information came from. Without including proper citations, you can be accused of plagiarism and face serious academic consequences. But how do you avoid making a mistake and accidentally plagiarizing? Here are […]

Citing Is Important. Here’s Why.

It’s likely that you’ve had the importance of correctly citing all your sources drilled into you by now. But what you might not have been told are the reasons why this not-to-be-skipped formatting step is so essential to your academic work. Let us fill you in on the power of a properly formatted works cited […]

How to Cite a Website

Go back a generation and you’ll find that websites were rarely used as a source for academic essays and papers. Crazy to think about, right? Instead, students relied almost entirely on good old-fashioned paper sources such as textbooks, books and journals. Of course, now it’s difficult to imagine life without the Internet. And the rise […]

What’s a Title or Cover Page? And How Do I Make One?

A title or cover page is exactly what you’d imagine—it’s the very front page of your academic essay or paper, which includes important information about your work. The function of a title or cover page is that it allows the reader to identify your work at a glance, but they can also help your assignments […]

How to Cite A Book

Even though we live in an increasingly digital world, it’s still likely that the reference you’ll need to cite the most is the humble book. Whether you’re an English major quoting Shakespeare, or you’re using a textbook to research a topic, there’ll always be a place for books in every student’s stash of sources. We […]

Secrets to Picking a Great Paper Subject

Managing the endless amount of papers you’ll have to write throughout college may get easier over time, but picking the actual topics of those papers is a different story. We can all relate to the feeling of receiving an assignment and having absolutely no idea what we want to write about, but luckily we have […]

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