Research Documentation Pages

Research Documentation Pages

In the list of documents below, you will find a number of the resources and assignment papers which your English teacher may have shared with you in class. The information in these links will describe in great detail the proper format and give you examples of that format which you must follow to fulfill your paper's requirements of adhering to proper MLA Format (Modern Language Association's prescribed format for research papers). Each link will send you to a file with the corresponding information. 

You will need Acrobat Reader to view these files:

1. Guidelines for Identifying Plagiarism in Your Paper (September 2009)

2. Using Internal Citations (updated September 2009)

3. Citing Direct Quotations

4. Using Works Cited With Many Source Type Examples (April 2013)

5. Types of Research Papers

6. 10th-Grade I-Search Career Assignment Packet --Word Doc

10th-Grade I-Search Career Assignment Packet --PDF File

7. 11th-Grade Research Paper Packet (updated April 2013)

8. Culminating Project Cover Page (may be used with 11th grade paper)

9. Annotated Bibliography

10. Using an Outline

11. A Glossary of Research Terms

12. How to Create a Header for the Research Paper in MS Word

Electronic Notetaking File (Excel) -- This is a link to an Excel file that you may use for taking notes on your research on a computer. You should find it helpful for guiding you in keeping accurate records to link with your notes. If you choose to use this file, you may need to do some things to your application of Excel: 

Your version of Excel must be setup so that it can use this file properly. To check if your Excel application is setup correctly open Excel. Then go to the Tools menu, then select Macro, then Security, then choose Medium on that dialogue box. After doing that, close Excel, and then download this file from the link above. When you download the file, please choose SAVE not open. If you just open the file, it will open, but the file will not function because it will open in a web browser and not Excel.

When you open the saved file, you MUST choose "Enable Macros."


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