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Assignment Guidelines

For this project, Mr. Brown requires you to use 6 sources. At least 1-2 should be print sources, and the others may come from our online databases, from the organization's official website, from another reputable website, or from a personal interview.

Your paper should be 2-4 pages long, with a total of 6 paragraphs. You will use NoodleTools to take notes and create your bibliography.

Click here for a list of topics for fall 2016.


Research Paper Resources

Image of Gandhi by Paulo Fehlauer,
used under a Creative Commons license

This guide will help you locate resources for your research paper. If you have any questions or need more help with your research, please email Ms. Buxton ( or Ms. Pritchard (


Quick Links


Citation Tools

NoodleTools is a great tool for taking notes, recording your sources, and creating citations for footnotes and bibliographies.

Important: All students and staff must create a personal account in order to use NoodleTools. Ask a librarian if you need help.

If NoodleTools asks you to revalidate your account, look on our database passwords page for our school/library username and password.

Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) offers an array of fantastic resources aimed at students and instructors. Look here for help with citations and style guides, creating an outline, and other steps in the research and writing process.


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