Research Assistance

  • Not sure how to start? This “Recipe for Research” printable handout will help.
  • Save time and trouble! Click this LINK for a slideshow explaining Boolean operators to help narrow your search.

Evaluating Websites as Sources

  • Evaluating internet sources with the “C.R.A.P.” test– a slide show with guidelines for internet research.
  • Click HERE for a list of criteria to help you decide if a web site is a good source for your project.
  • Use this C.R.A.A.P.” checklist to help you evaluate a web site for research.

Avoiding Plagiarism

NEW!! Format Your Essay

  • Click this LINK to see a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up your Google Doc in MLA 8 format.

Creating a Works Cited or a Bibliography

Links to a series of how-to videos on by Dr. Burnett at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

Citing Primary Sources

Writing in-text citations

Links to a series of how-to videos by Dr. Burnett at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

Creating an Annotated Bibliography

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