"Free people read freely."
American Library Association
"The cost of libraries is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation."
Writing, Research and Evaluation
Databases through the Alameda Free Library (use your library card # or 23341001946236)
Does your website pass the CRAAP test?
OWL: Online Writing lab - From Purdue University, with lots of great information about writing, creating a thesis statement, creating citations, etc.
Web information sites:
ICYouSee: Everything you wanted to know about the Web (Ithaca College)
Evaluating Web Sites: Techniques and how to apply them to evaluating Web Sites (U.C. Berkeley)
Web Glossary: What do all those Web terms mean? Also (U.C. Berkeley)
Handouts and Materials for Students and Teachers: Great site for information and handouts on writing concepts, research, how to get started and information literacy (U.C. Berkeley)
Creating Bibliographies and Citing Sources
Annotated Biography: What is an annotated bibliography?
Example of an Annotated Biblography: Here's what an annotated bibliography looks like
Diana Hacker Research and Documentation with citation guides for MLA, APA and Chicago Styles
Citation Machine for creating citations
--instructions for using Citation Machine
Easy Bib for creating citations
Brochures: Citing Sources Chicago Style
Seniors: Mock Congress Resources
What is Plagiarism?
This ten-minute tutorial from Acadia University (Canada) on plagiarism will give all the basic information on what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.