8 Things You Actually Missed About High School

Summer is wrapping up and going back to high school is lurking around the corner. Even though the months packed with pool time and limited responsibility are over, going back to school can still be exciting. You might even look forward to it! Check out these 8 things that you actually missed about high school, […] ...

Try This Information Literacy Game and Become a Better Writer

One EasyBib mission is to make you a better writer. While we focus on building tools that can improve the writing process, we also recognize that information literacy skills are tremendously important.  With the Internet, information literacy skills help you assess fact from fiction, allowing you to research more effectively and create better arguments for […] ...

Online Writing Resources That Make Your Life Easier

In light of the current climate with the COVID-19 pandemic, everything has transitioned to online services. Class lectures, online meetings, teacher notes, and even exercises are available online now. What would we do without technology? You know what else is offered online? Writing resources! Struggling with plot planning, sentence structure, and bibliographies? Here are a […] ...

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 […] ...

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 […] ...

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 […] ...

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 […] ...

Mysterious Punctuation You Should Get To Know

The comma. The period. The quotation mark. The apostrophe. These punctuation marks have been familiar friends since elementary school. Now, it’s time to take your knowledge a step further and master some wonderfully obscure punctuation, courtesy of the English language! You might not use these everyday, but they’re fun to bring up and will expand […] ...

Fascinating Origins of 5 Holiday Words

Happy holidays! It’s once again time to chill with the family, munch on good food, and celebrate! Here’s a bit of holiday word etymology to enlighten your family and friends with at your next festive feast.   Carol In the singing mood? This word originally referred to pagans’ celebratory circle dances and the songs that […] ...

What Your Instructors Wish You Knew About Papers

Have you ever wondered what your professors are really looking for in a paper? It always seems like they want much more than they put on the rubric – or that their directions are so detailed that it feels almost impossible to get it right! While every instructor is different, there are a few things […] ...