MLA vs APA Infographic 

When we talk about style at EasyBib.com, we’re not talking about the clothes, shoes, or accessories we’re rocking. We’re talking about the best type of style there is — citation styles!  Even though there are thousands of citation styles in existence (yes, thousands!), the world generally revolves around the two most commonly used citation styles: […] ...

Simple Citing with Our EasyBib Chicago Citation Template

Creating accurate citations for a research paper can be a challenge for writers of all skill levels, especially if they’re new to a citation style or to citing in general. That’s why the team here at EasyBib.com is dedicated to making this process as simple as possible for both students and educators. With that goal […] ...

Video Lesson: Using Transitions

Length: 2:14 Bacon. Lettuce. Tomato. Mayo. Rye bread. You know what I’m talking about, right? Sounds pretty tasty! A sandwich order easily calls for a choppy, straightforward request, but when our students are writing essays, research reports with MLA in-text citations, and other types of writing assignments, they need to include transition words. Transition words […] ...

10 Facts About Students and Plagiarism

Referencing as anti-plagiarism isn’t a topic that’s exclusively practiced and enforced in educational settings. Plagiarism prevention is a lifelong, practical skill; one that is especially important in today’s information-rich society. Educators spend countless hours teaching responsible use. Nearly every secondary and higher education institution has a plagiarism policy in place and professors strive hard to […] ...

Video Lesson: Quoting and Paraphrasing

Length: 2:19 They say “practice makes perfect,” and that’s exactly what comes into play when students start learning how to effectively and responsibly include quotes and paraphrases in their writing. It doesn’t come easily for everyone! Starting at a young age, students all over the world learn and practice how to create argumentative, expository, analytical, […] ...

Am I Plagiarizing?: An Advanced Infographic

Have you done a research paper or project before? Then you’re probably no stranger to the concept of plagiarism! It’s something we’re taught to be aware of, scared of, opposed to, and—above all else—avoid.  We’ve all seen how serious the consequences can be from stories at school and in the news: failing a class paper, […] ...

Citing Guide to Social Media

Most of us scroll through our social media feeds, mindlessly checking out updates from our friends, family, influencers, and favorite celebrities. Even though we’re catching up on vacation photos, relationship status updates, and pretty designs in our friend’s lattes, there are times when social media profiles and threads can be used to provide evidence and […] ...

A Visual Guide on How to Format an APA Paper

Ever wonder how to format your research paper in APA style? If so, you’re in luck! The team at EasyBib.com has put together an example paper to help guide you through your next assignment. (Actually, looking for MLA? Here’s a page on what is MLA format.) The featured example is a research paper on the […] ...

Cite Easily with EasyBib’s APA Citation Template

Without a doubt, one of the biggest stressors to finishing up a research project is making sure that references are structured properly and other authors are responsibly credited for their work. At EasyBib.com, we strive to make that process easier for you. Today, we’re back with another snazzy, helpful template, similar to the MLA template […] ...

Video Lesson: Facts, Opinions & Reasoned Judgments

Length: 1:02 Recognizing the difference between fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment statements is an essential skill, one which is often touched upon and reviewed in school. Students need to be able to distinguish between these three types of statements in order to write persuasive pieces, develop proper theses, communicate and engage in debates, and critically […] ...