New Designs and a Faster Plagiarism Checker for EasyBib

We take summer vacation seriously! At EasyBib, our team has been hard at work improving the citation and writing tools that you know and love. Here are some of the exciting projects we worked on this summer that we can’t wait to share with you! Plagiarism Checking Less time waiting, more time for yourself When […] ...

How to Cite a NASA Webpage

To infinity and beyond! Outer space has captivated our collective attention for years, and there’s no better place for aspiring astronauts to visit than the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) website. NASA.gov is filled with fascinating facts about our solar system and space exploration. It’s the perfect place to visit for any space-related assignment, […] ...

Teaching Insights: How to Model Effective Writing

Do you remember learning to drive? You probably didn’t learn by reading a how-to manual or listening to your parents lecture about driving. Most likely, you watched your parents operate a car while giving you step-by-step instructions. You probably learned through demonstrations and practice.  It’s the same way in education, and that’s where the strategy […] ...

How to Cite a Painting You See in Person or Online

When writing a research paper it is important to properly cite your sources. But what if the source you want to cite isn’t a book or website, but a painting? And does it make a difference if you see the painting in person at a museum, or through a secondary source like a webpage? This […] ...

How to Cite a PowerPoint Presentation

Let’s be honest: Sometimes the best information for a paper comes straight from a professor’s PowerPoint presentation. But did you know that source needs to be cited? Whether you’re making use of your instructor’s lecture materials or pulling information from a Powerpoint found online, you need to make sure to cite your sources if you […] ...

When Common Knowledge Isn’t So Common

A cat is a common pet. Chocolate is a common candy. The fact that trees are plants is common knowledge… but what does ‘common knowledge’ mean exactly? Whether your teacher requires MLA, APA, Chicago Manual of Style, or another citation format, you already know how important it is to cite the sources used in any […] ...

Quiz: What is Your Perfect Study Location

Everyone studies differently. You love doing homework in your PJ’s with your playlist blasting; your roommate rather study in silence. Choosing your perfect study spot matters! Where you study can have an impact on how comfortable you are and how well you absorb information. While it’s smart to actually get out and test all sorts […] ...

6 Ways to Save Time Grading Essays

Teachers have a lot on their plates, but one of the most challenging and time-consuming tasks is grading student essays. Even if you give your students a 2-page limit, grading 150 papers can take hours. It’s difficult to give each of your students the specific, helpful feedback you want to provide (at least if you’re […] ...

Tips for Writing a Solid Introduction

Essays, as you know, contain an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Each element functions in a unique, yet unified way. For example, the body of the essay contains all of the important evidence that supports your thesis. However, it won’t make any sense unless the introduction first sets the stage. Clearly, a great introduction […] ...

Great News: Chegg Announces Exclusive Agreement With The Purdue OWL

At EasyBib, a Chegg service, we constantly explore new ways to provide outstanding citation and writing help for students. That’s why we’re excited to announce our new partnership with the Purdue University Online Writing Lab, otherwise known as Purdue OWL. So, what is The Purdue OWL? The Purdue OWL has provided free writing resources to […] ...