Library Research Sites
Don't judge a web site by its colors
6 steps to determining a reliable web site.
Research and Projects
Includes using the library, both the regular print one and online resources. Don't forget footnotes and references!
Lots of help here from Creative Use of Sources to Using Paraphrases.
Finding Information on the Internet
Here's a tutorial from UC Berkeley Library. It includes information on evaluating web pages as well as how to cite electronic resources.
Write an Annotated Bibliography
Never written an annotated bibliography? Here's the directions.
An introduction and description from the University of North Carolina.
Gives types of annotated bibliographies. Can you find what your professor wants here?
UCLA, Berkely library recommends the following search engines and subject directories. A good place to get started.
Finding Historical Primary Sources
What is a primary source? Where do I find one? How do I know if it is any good or not? Direct from the library at Berkeley.
The Good,the Bad & the Ugly: Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources
Susan Beck from New Mexico State University Library provides a 5 step evaluation criteria, complete with examples.
Referencing Not Plagiarism
How to cite references and avoid plagiarism. Includes examples, so you can see how references work.
What plagiarism looks like and how to fix it.