10 Best Beach Reads for Summer 2018

Summer is here, which means you get to reward yourself for a long year of studying by soaking up the sun (SPF-protected, of course) and unwinding by the beach or pool. Savor the rays with one of these unputdownable new beach reads. Need to use one as the basis for a post-summer book report? Never […] ...

Introducing the New EasyBib Add-in for Office 365

Big news! The new EasyBib Add-in for Office 365 is now available, allowing you (or your students) to effortlessly cite as you write online. Best of all, this powerful new add-in is free!   In Office 365, the EasyBib Add-in opens as a column to the right of a document and lets users automatically generate […] ...

Five Simple Habits To Help Boost Your GPA

For just three little letters, your GPA has a huge amount of power over your future education or career path. Don’t you owe it to the future you to make sure it’s as high as possible? The good news is, a few changes to your habits can make a significant difference in your grade point […] ...

How to Make Sure Your Sources Are Legit

by Amanda Clark You just got the assignment: the infamous end-of-year research paper. Your teacher, Mrs. Citey, is a stickler when it comes to bibliographies, and you’re nervous because you don’t know where to find legit sources. The internet is a wealth of information, but that also makes it hard to weed out the bad […] ...

QUIZ: What punctuation mark are you?

Are you a secretive semicolon or an energetic exclamation point? Take our quiz and find out! Writing is hard. Whether you’re battling those in text citations, making an annotated bibliography, or trying to figure out how to do a works cited page, it can feel like there’s no end to the struggles that take place […] ...

4 Note-Taking Systems To Consider

Taking clear and effective notes is an important skill for all students, and essential for effective self-study, paper-writing and revision—but which method is best? We take a look at four popular note-taking systems and the differences between them: The Cornell Method This method not only makes note taking quicker and easier, it also serves as […] ...

Using Gender Neutral Language in Your Papers

Recently, the use of gender-neutral language—also known as gender-inclusive language—has become a trending topic, and it’s something to consider when writing your academic papers and essays. We’ll walk you through the various gender-neutral options, looking at when they might be most appropriate. We will be using MLA style parenthetical citations in this article to help […] ...

Who vs. Whom: Which Do I Use?

Most people know there is a difference between who and whom, but few remember what it is. In truth, you could go your entire life and only use whom a handful of times, but when those rare grammatical moments strike, if you want to be prepared, we are here to help. (EasyBib.com is also here […] ...

Introduction to Subject and Keyword Headings

When starting to find resources for your next project, smart searching tips (and creating citations ( usually in MLA style or APA style) as you research can save you time and effort in the end. Searching online for a research project requires strategy. Typing a complete research question into the search bar could leave you with millions […] ...

New & Improved Guides Homepage!

Out with the old and in with the new! We’re excited to share the launch of our new EasyBib Writing Center Website! We listened to your requests, worked with our team, and developed a website chock full of features – just for you! Here are some key features of our new EasyBib Writing Center website: […] ...