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Research Help

Research can be a confusing and difficult endeavor. Use the tools on this page to help you learn the research process and make your research process easier, smarter, and more effective.

Help Getting Started:

Middle School Research Center

The Middle School Research Center has links to all the resources you’ll need, including Libguides, Topic Links, online databases, ebooks and library catalogs.

Online Citation Tools:


Help for taking notes:

Note Sheet for Print Sources

Note Sheet for Electronic Sources

Cornell Note Sheet

Help for evaluating webpages:

Jordan Web Evaluation Form

Help for your Works Cited List (your bibliography):

Jordan/Paly Works Cited Examples

Other Stuff

Improve your typing skill:

Need a graph maker? Try this one: Kid’s Click – Make a Graph