Today you’re here to do some research connected to your novel.
Two great databases are Global Issues in Context and Canadian Encyclopedia, both found in the Virtual Library. They are password-protected when you’re at home so make sure you know where to find them in the Virtual Library. (Hint: look for the Orange Passwords Icon)
An external source that provides a good, neutral overview of countries and their history, political situations, etc is the CIA World Factbook.
As a reminder, it’s a good idea to keep track of your information and the sites you use so that you are easily able to format your Works Cited page in MLA.
Finally, when in doubt, OWL Purdue is a great resource for all of your citation needs.
Remember that you will need to include a Works Cited page using MLA school of Citation. It is crucial to properly reference information that is not your own in order to give credit where it’s due and also to avoid PLAGIARISM. Providing your teacher with a URL for a website used unfortunately will not cut it anymore.
Using the following information will put you on the right track to creating a Works Cited page to be proud of!
Below you’ll find the Laurier Guide for MLA Citation.