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    Research Help

    Evaluating Websites:
    Begin your research with our library books and databases, as well as sources recommended by your teacher. These sources have already been evaluated for you. If you find information on the Internet, you must evaluate it carefully! Use the "Alphabet Guide" below to determine the quality of a website.
    The Alphabet Guide to Evaluating Websites - by Ms. Graney, CB West Librarian

    Citing Sources and NoodleTools Help:
    MLA format was updated in 2016 to simplify the citation process.  See details here, in NoodleTools, and in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook.
    Every CBSD student has free access to NoodleTools.  Use it to create citations, take notes, and more.
    Most articles in the ABC-CLIO, CountryReports, and World Book databases are original content, published by the database.  In NoodleTools, for original content in a database, start with Database, then choose Original Content in Database.


    Page updated 11/8/18