Integrated tools for research including note-taking, outlining, citation, document annotation, and collaborative research and writing. Access here using Google Apps for Education credentials.


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Virtual Reference Shelf

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Directories link to select websites for research, fun, and homework help.

Sweet Search
Search selected sites for current and reliable information.

Follow today’s news, arts, science and more.

Library Spot
One-stop virtual reference desk. Links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, poetry, podcasts, and so much more.

Research and Writing Help

A+ Research & Writing
Step by step information and tutorials on researching and writing a paper from the Internet Public Library for Teens.

Citation information and Tools

Purdue Online Writing Lab: MLA works cited
Up-to-date information and examples of citations for electronic and print resources.

NoodleBib Express
Free version of NoodleTools. On-line tool creates citation in MLA, APA, and Chicago.
Note: citations are not saved and cannot be exported to a word processor using this version.

Son of Citation Machine – MLA 7th edition
Citation tool uses current style rules to format entries for web and print sources.

Automatic citation tool for web and print sources. Formats in MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian styles.

OSLIS MLA Secondary Citation Maker
Middle and High School citation generator created and maintained by the Oregon School Library Information System project. Includes step-by-step guide for research projects/presentations and printable worksheets.

Class Projects