Sources for citation formatting:
MLA format – used for literature and history papers (from Penn State University).
NoodleTools MLA Lite - this a free version of software that helps with citations in MLA format. You will need to make you own login, but you can then save citations for each project's bibliography.
Internet site evaluation:
You can find information on the internet about any topic you might assigned at school. It is important to evaluate the information to decide if it is reliable. You can do so by answering the following questions:
Authorship – Who is the author of the site? Are you able to determine if the author is an authority on the subject, and/or can you contact the author?
Currency – Is the information up to date?
Motive – Can you determine the purpose of the site? It is important to determine that the site’s purpose is for education and not other reasons (such as selling a product).
These are basic questions you need to ask before using information you find on the Internet. If you still have questions, check with your teacher or the .