Teen Guide to Doing Research and Writing Papers

Introduction

Get your research papers written with a minimum of stress!

Internet Links
How To Do Research in the Library
How to use the library to find books, journal articles, and online resources.
 
How to Write Term Papers
Takes the student step-by-step through the process of doing a term paper: from chosing a topic to doing research, writing citations and references, editing your final draft, and oral presentation of your paper. Also includes links to current news, book support, study tips, search strategies, research links, and more.
 
KnightCite Bibliography Creation Tool
Create a bibliography, almost instantly! Just plug in your source's author, title and other bibliographic information and click "submit" to see it formatted in MLA, APA or Chicago styles.
 
Articles & Databases
Great source for primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, and full-text coverage of 200 magazines, plus photographs and illustrations.

 

Print Resources
Essay Writing for High School Students: A Step-By-Step Guide
Find out how to choose a topic, make an outline, develop ideas and a tone and edit your work, and then work on your college application, school report, news article or creative writing.
 
How to Write Term Papers and Reports
L. Sue Baugh
This book offers tips for writing term papers from start to finish, including a section for those who must give an oral presentation of their paper. Includes sample papers to show how the process is put into practice.
 
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Joseph Gibaldi
Fifth-edition of the classic MLA (Modern Language Association) Handbook, revised for the Internet Age. Includes research techniques and style, grammar and writing tips, principles of composition, how to do footnotes, endnotes, and citations, including how to cite a web page, and much more.
 
Research Papers for Dummies
Woods, Geraldine
The Dummies' way gives you an easy, fast and fun way to plan, structure, and write a quality paper.
 
The Elements of Style
Strunk, William
This definitive classic writing manual, revised and updated in 2000, is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer.
 
Writing Winning Reports and Essays
Paul B. Janeczko
Includes guides on writing research, social studies reports and book reports, and persuasive, personal and descriptive essays.