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Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies

Excellent Guides To Help Students Make Appropriate Citations and Bibliographies
April 12, 2014 EasyBib helps educators provide students with the tools they need to do credible and ethical research, while allowing them to track student progress and understanding before they hand in their final paper. EasyBib has also been recently integrated into Google Docs allowing students to easily and properly cite their resources with one single click. Today, as I was browsing through EasyBib's most frequently asked questions I came across some really interesting tips to help teachers and students with the citing of their sources and bibliographies. From citing a tweet to how to evaluate websites, these resources cover almost everything students need for developing their citation skills. Check them out below How Do I Cite a/an… Bibliography & Citation Questions Website Evaluation

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The Best Citation and Bibliography Apps for Student Researchers and Academics March 27, 2014 Following the posting of "20 must have iPad apps for student researchers and academics" I received a request from a PhD student from Australia asking for iPad apps to help him with citations and bibliography. I know how hard providing proper citations in an academic paper particulalry with the increasing use of online resources and materials from social media websites. So I went ahead and compiled this list of what I believe the best iPad apps for this purpose. 1- EasyBib Create accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code or by typing the name of a book. Build and manage your works cited.

Digital Storytelling June 24, 2014 Here is a great interactive Thinglink image on the process of digital storytelling I want to share with you today. This graphic is created by Tonia and features a wide variety of iPad apps that go with each of the stages of the digital storytelling process. Tonia used the concept of process writing (popularized by Donal Murray) to design this digital storytelling process visual. This process is made up of 7 stages namely :prewriting, drafting, editing, conferencing, revising, publishing, and sharing. If you hover your mouse over any of these stages you will be able to see a clickable button that you can use to access the list of iPad apps for that stage.

Scrivener Writing Software “The biggest software advance for writers since the word processor.” —Michael Marshall Smith Grow your ideas in style Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. Anglia Ruskin University Library - Harvard System Any in-text reference should include the authorship and the year of the work. Depending on the nature of the sentence/paragraph that is being written, references to sources may be cited in the text as described below: Additional support on how to introduce such references is available from Student Support in their guide. When making reference to an author's whole work in your text, it is sufficient to give the name followed by the year of publication of their work: When writing for a professional publication, it is good practice to make reference to other relevant published work.

Search by Image – Inside Search – Google Drag and drop Drag and drop an image from the web or your computer into the search box on Upload an image On, click the camera icon, then select “Upload an image.” Why it matters if stores smell delicious Smell can add ambience to your retail experience, but can the right scent really get you to stay longer and purchase more? Consumer researchers say the answer is a pretty overwhelming affirmative. Researchers have found that smell effects consumer thoughts and spending behavior, product judgements (pdf), judgements on store environments and intentions on visiting stores. More recently, a study published in January (pdf) in the International Journal of Marketing Studies surveyed 400 customers and examined the effect of the presence and absence of an ambient scent on customers.

20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps We have now been Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) for three years, and boy, do the students bring it. They bring it all! We have iPads, Surface, iPhones, Droids, Chromebooks, Macs, and PC laptops. Here's my current thinking. Please share yours in the comments section below. Note Taking Weebly releases website-creation app for iPad To think they used to say that one couldn’t do real work or create content on the iPad… Enter Weebly for iPad, a native application by the popular web-hosting service which allows users to create websites in minutes by dragging and dropping various elements in its web interface. Although it’s been available on iOS since May 2012, Weebly was iPhone-only until todays update which has brought out native iPad interface with full editing capabilities, unlike the iPhone and iPod touch version. Weebly is available free of charge in the App Store. The iPad edition of Weebly supports full editing capability: you can create websites from scratch on your tablet by taking advantage of the drag-and-drop interface optimized for the touchscreen.

Here Is How to Easily Cite Papers in Different Formats in Google Docs October 23, 2014 The potential of Google Docs for student researchers is really huge. It has tons of awesome features that will render your academic life such a relief. After we have seen how we can use the research functionality in Google Docs, today I want to highlight the citation feature and show you what you can do with it. Citing papers and academic articles is something that you can do with one simple click from the research sidebar in a Google doc. The citation styles APA , Chicago and MLA are supported. There are two ways to can use the citation feature: