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Research Resources

Databases -Alameda Library 

( library card # to access)



Easy Bib:" The fastest way to create accurate, comprehensive works cited lists." 

Landmark's Son of Citation Machine: "Citation machine is designed to help student and professional researchers to properly credit the sources used."

Annotated Biography: What is an annotated bibliography?

Example of an Annotated Biography:Here's what an annotated bibliography looks like

Does your website pass the CRAAP test?

CRAAP checklist

OWL: Online Writing lab -

 From Purdue University, with lots of great


about writing, creating a thesis statement,

creating citations, etc.

ICYouSee: Everything you wanted to know about the Web

(Ithaca College)

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)


Guide to Grammar and Writing From

Capital Community College, Connecticut,

help for composition, paragraph construction,

and research papers (interactive)

Writer's Web From Writing Center, Univ.

of Richmond, help getting started, focusing,

editing first drafts.


Resources by D.Kenney



Web Glossary: What do all those Web terms mean?


Evaluating Web Sites: Techniques and how to apply them to evaluating Web Sites

CRAAP Detection

ICYouSee: Everything you wanted to know about the Web

How to evaluate websites


Yippy: "Yippy is a metasearch engine: it queries multiple search engines and combines the results to be displayed as a group, or cloud, on one screen."

Hakia: "Hakia’s semantic technology provides a new search experience that is focused on quality, not popularity. hakia’s quality search results satisfy three criteria simultaneously: They (1) come from credible Web sites recommended by librarians, (2) represent the most recent information available, and (3) remain absolutely relevant to the query."

Resources by: D. Kenney

Opportunities for Internships and Scholarships