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INFOhio- Electronic Resources for Grades 9-12 (When using this from home, you will need the INFOhio password. See Kitt in the library for this.)
EBSCO- Select or search all EBSCO databases
Ohio Web Library- Ohio specific information
Google Scholar- Search Google for scholarly articles and sources (use this instead of google.com)
Student Research Center- Search newspapers, magazines, books and encyclopedias, primary sources, and more.
A.D.A.M. The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
Wolfram Alpha - Search engine that instantly gives direct answers quickly. Use this site to find dates, involved parties, and lists of significant data.The Concord Review, Inc., Recognize and to publish exemplary history essays by high school students in the English-speaking world.
Purdue OWL website For questions about plagiarism and the writing process
FirstGOV- your first click to the US Government
Paper Rater is a free service designed to help high school and college students improve their writing. Paper Rater does basic spelling and grammar checks and it tells students if their papers have elements of plagiarism. Paper Rater scans students' papers then gives students an estimate of the likelihood that someone might think that their papers were plagiarized.
Plagiarism.org, has a free learning center for students and teachers. Plagiarism.org's learning center includes tips about avoiding plagiarism, definitions of plagiarism, and explanations of when you do or do not have to cite a reference.
MLA Citation Guide- Cornell University Library
Purdue OWL: Research and Citation: MLA Style
Modern Language Association- Official Site
Duke University Libraries- Shows how to properly cite within your paper and create a works cited page to avoid plagiarism
University of Illinois- The Center for Writing Studies- AWESOME guide to MLA
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Before you use Web sources in your research, you MUST evaluate those sources. Your goal is to make sure they contain reliable information from knowledgeable people. Ask yourself the following questions about each Web site you are considering using as a source in your report: