Research and Writing Skills

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How To...

Annotated Bibliography guidelines

Annotated Bibliography template

Create a Brochure

Note Making Resources

The following resources are provided courtesy of the Waterloo Region District School Board: ITS Library Program Support. The note making sheets have been adapted to better suit South Carleton HS Library.

Tips on making good notes

Use these sheets to help you organize your notes

Citing Your Sources

  • bibme - free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian formats
  • EasyBib - free bibliography and citation maker
  • Purdue OWL - an online writing lab offering resources on writing, researching, grammar, and style guides.
  • APA Style - the basics of APA style tutorial

Digital Citizenship

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OCDSB Policy 100 IT: Appropriate Use of Technology

Copyright Explained - courtesy of the Waterloo Region District School Board

Copyright-Friendly Sources - courtesy of the Waterloo Region District School Board

Your Online Identity -

Web Guides from

Canada's centre for digital and media literacy -


Effective Research - how to find what you want.

Research Information Online Tutorial

Boolean Tutorial

Five Steps to Better Research

Searching the Web

Searching With Success

Evaluating Your Sources - How to tell if your source is credible and accurate.

Credible Sources Count

Evaluating Web Sites

Academic Integrity - How to cite your sources. See also the links listed above under Citing Your Sources.

You Quote It, You Note It

Web 2.0 Toolbox

Links to various web 2.0 tools

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