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 […] ...

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 […] ...

Quiz: Go Wild Over These Collective Nouns for Animals

You may know school of fish, herd of cattle, or even pod of dolphins, but can you guess the collective noun for crocodile? Perhaps our multiple choice quiz on collective nouns for animals will give you a clue. It’s a rhyming word safari and the challenge is to uncover the answers hidden right in front […] ...

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 […] ...

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, […] ...

Quiz: What Citation Style Are You?

Did you know there are more citation styles than just MLA and APA style? The citation style you use for your next paper could say a lot about your personality. Answer the questions below to see which citation style best reflects your qualities. Before you jump into that next paper, level up your grammar skills […] ...

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, […] ...

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 […] ...

QUIZ: Is it Plagiarism?

At its core, plagiarism is the unauthorized use of information from another person’s work without crediting that person correctly.  Committing plagiarism in your paper, whether intentionally or accidentally, can lead to serious consequences for your grade and academic career. By backing up your ideas with credible sources, you can easily avoid the trap of plagiarism, […] ...

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 […] ...