in-text citations

Video Lesson: In-Text Citations

Level: Beginner Length: 2:40 Notes: Citations are in MLA format   We teach students at a young age that they’re not allowed to copy others’ work, but when they’re older, students learn that it is okay in some instances, specifically when it comes to research projects. This shift in thinking […]

MLA Containers

Visual Guide to MLA 8 Containers

When MLA 8th edition was released in 2016, it changed MLA’s approach to citing. No longer do writers and researchers have to conform citations around a source type; MLA format now centers around a standard set of elements for all source types. With this new approach was also a new […]

Citation Q&A

Introducing EasyBib Citation Q&A

Attention all teachers, educators, and students! It is now easier than ever to ask for help with your citation related questions. There is now an EasyBib Citation Q&A section, giving you direct access to our Citation Expert, Elise! An avid reader, writer, and content editor, she completed numerous courses in […]

Video: Citations for Beginners

Video Lesson: Citations for Beginners

Level: Elementary school, Middle school Length: 3:15 Notes: Citations are in MLA 8th edition   Plagiarism: It’s a tough word for young students to read and understand, but it also comes with some scary consequences. Consequences can include teacher, parent, and/or administrator intervention, a failed grade, and in some cases, […]

Persuasive Essay Tips

How to Write an Amazing Persuasive Essay

The entire point of a persuasive essay is to persuade or convince the reader to agree with your perspective on the topic. In this type of essay, you’re not limited to facts. It’s completely acceptable to include your opinions and back them up with facts, where necessary. Tricks for Writing […]