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Lamar Consolidated High School Library Research Tools

Research Guides

Oregon State Library

The site includes a step-by-step approach to research, from planning to evaluation. It covers presentations as well as the written word.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

One of the most-used sites in the country for writing process, not just research. Provides online tutorials as well as examples.

Websites for Evaluations

Below you will find links to a number of sites. These will provide you with practice in determining what does or does not make a good/legitimate/authoritative site. Be warned; at least one is a hoax site.

All about Explorers: a website tracing the travels and discoveries of the most famous travelers in history.

Dihydrogen Monoxide: Discusses the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide and how you can help.


Citation Generators is one of the best of the citation generators. It is free.Be aware that you must have an email address if you wish to download or save your bibliography. Otherwise you will need to cut and paste. However, it is well worth it. This is a very comprehensive generator.

KnightCite is an online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. The service is provided free of charge by the college, and is available to members both within and outside of the Calvin community.

Citation Machine is an interactive web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect other people's intellectual properties.

EasyBib is an automatic bibliography composer. It is another very powerful generator. The major difference between it and is that to get the full package, you must subscribe. It does have a very good free component.