Why not Wikipedia?

“Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject. So you know you are getting the best possible information.” — Michael Scott from The Office Schur, Michael. “The Negotiation.” The Office (U.S.), NBC, 5 Apr. 2007. Wikipedia.org is an open-sourced, free online encyclopedia. It contains information […]

Cite This For Me Wins AASL’s Award for “Best Websites for Teaching and Learning 2017”

  The American Library Association just wrapped up their annual conference in Chicago, Illinois. One of the most anticipated moments was the announcement of the “Best Websites for Teaching and Learning,” presented by The American Association of School Libraries. We are proud to announce that Cite This For Me was chosen as one of the […]

How to Start a Dissertation? New Answers to Old Problems

  Author’s bio: Karen Dikson is a writer and college instructor from New Jersey. Her works have been published on several education and marketing resources. She finds her inspiration in helping her students succeed. Connect with Karen via Twitter.     This article doesn’t give technical guidelines for starting your dissertation. You will not find […]

What is a database?

If you’ve never written a research paper, finding scholarly articles might seem daunting. Luckily, there are library research databases—electronic collections of information that are typically online—to help speed up the sometimes tedious process of finding good, trustworthy sources. In these databases, you can search key terms and build a list of sources to use in […]

5 Awesome Summer Contests for Students

Wondering how to make the most of your summer? Summer provides an excellent opportunity to unwind after a busy school year, but there’s no reason you can’t enter some resume-boosting contests while school’s out. There are tons of contests of an academic nature that allow you to add more weight your resume, whether you’re in […]

Works Cited vs. Bibliography vs. References

Knowing the proper term for your paper’s list of citations can be confusing. Do I call it a works cited page? Should it actually be called a bibliography? How is it different from a reference list? In this article, we explain what these three terms mean and how they are different or related to one […]

Brainy Trainee – 7 Compelling Tools to Improve Your Cognitive Skills

Scott Ragin is an online tutor and experienced high school educator. Scott is always trying to create all the necessary conditions for the development of a well integrated personality in his students.  Cognitive sciences are doing their best to finally answer the question – how does the brain work? Although a significant theoretical progress has […]

A Student Guide to Productivity

Peter Mercer is a Lancaster based student landlord and director of Student HQ. Peter doesn’t consider being a landlord simply as a money making exercise, but feels that there is a social responsibility to keep his properties well maintained and to ensure all tenants are treated fairly.   Stay Off Social Media This is a […]

9 Resources That Will Help You Write The Perfect Admissions Essay

Mary Walton is a professional editor and online tutor. Her tutoring work with people of all ages has allowed her to explore education in all of its guises. Her blog shares more on what she has learned from her experiences.     It’s time to start thinking about getting your college applications ready. You may […]

10 Things We Discovered About Students’ Attitudes Towards Plagiarism

Referencing has long been considered an essential practice in academia, but the increasing availability of information in today’s digital age has fundamentally changed the way some students perceive ‘giving credit where credit is due’. It is therefore crucial that students are well-informed on how and when to reference so that they can avoid being marked […]