Promoting Databases and Citing With EasyBib EDU

We all know that databases are excellent resources for our students. They provide a wide range of credible information and schools invest money and time into making them available . . . So why don’t students use them more?! We can’t force students to use databases more often, but we CAN make it easier for …

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How to Cite a Database in MLA 8

Databases are structured, electronic collections that may contain full-text articles, abstracts, data, and citations. Databases are wonderful sources to use for research purposes as their content often contains scholarly articles and information that is peer-edited and reviewed. Some popular databases include ProQuest, EbscoHost, Gale, and LexisNexis. These and many other databases require a subscription in …

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EasyBib EDU is Here and Free for for Schools

It’s finally arrived, and we can’t hold it in anymore! We’re very excited to announce the release of EasyBib EDU, a powerful resource for schools that helps students conduct effective, ethical research and accurately cite their sources. Best of all, it’s absolutely FREE! EasyBib EDU combines our-well loved citation features with tools specifically designed to …

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How to Cite a Journal Article in an Online Database in MLA 8

A journal is a periodical published by a special group or professional organization, often focused around a particular area of study or interest. Journals can be scholarly in nature (featuring peer-reviewed articles), or popular (such as trade publications). Journal articles are generally written by professionals and experts, thus making the content of journals excellent for …

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How to Cite a Newspaper in MLA 7

Newspaper – A daily or weekly publication that contains news; often featuring articles on political events, crime, business, art, entertainment, society, and sports.   How to cite a newspaper in print Structure: Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title [City] Date Month Year Published: Page(s). Print.   Example: Bowman, Lee. “Bills Target Lake Erie Mussels.” …

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