• Student Links for Online Research Paper and Grammar Assistance

    Resource Citations. Correct citations of research material in a paper is crucial in avoiding plagiarism {which will result in failing grades on an otherwise excellent paper} in any research project for any subject area class. The two citation generators listed below are free, but to remove ads and activate other premium content/help requires an upgrade to an account that requires a monthly fee; however, the "free" account seems to be sufficient for most students' need. To access either, simply click on their names:   (1) Citation Machine or (2) BibMe.

    Essay Writing and Grammar. A great website that will assist in your writing, be it an essay or research paper, with grammar, spelling, and writing process guides is Purdue's O.W.L. {Online Writing Lab}. To access this great source of writing, grammar, and spelling, click on the logo:Owl Logo  After website opens, select "General Writing" for assistance with grammar, spelling, and writing styles. Select "Research and Citation" for assistance with research papers/projects and correctly citing research resources to avoid plagiarism. If you have any trouble navigating or using this website, please feel to contact the media specialist by clicking on the green phone below:
    Green Wall Phone

     Looking for that right word? Need to know when and how to use a word correctly in conversation? Click on any of the three dictionary names to access its website. On each website, you can find definitions, synonyms {hint - use the thesaurus}, as well as a word's history {etymology} and new words that are becoming part of the modern English language. Each website will pronounce a word for you by simply clicking on the speaker icon by the word.

    Merriam-Webster Dictionary - Has word games to improve your vocabulary.

    Cambridge Dictionary - Has English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English translation capability.

    Oxford Dictionary - Has a section for grammar, punctuation, and writing skills tutoring.