Citations Tools

There are many software tools available to help students and teachers collate and manage citations and references. Here are a few recommendations from the library staff. If after reading this documentation you require further assistance, please contact the librarian for further assistance.

Citation machine
Easy bib

English Dictionaries

Cambridge dictionary
Collins dictionary
Macmillan dictionary
Merriam webster
Language wears

Popular websites

PubMed Central (PMC) is a full-text, online archive of journal literature operated by the National Library of Medicine. NASA is using PMC to permanently preserve and provide easy public access to the peer-reviewed papers resulting from   NASA-funded research.


PBS has compiled a variety of short video clips from a variety of subjects for classroom use. Search by grade level and subject.


Google has archived hundreds of newspapers, even spanning back to the 1800’s. If you are looking for old newspaper articles, this is the place.

Google News

Awesome Library organizes 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent for teachers, students, parents, and librarians. It includes a search engine.

Awesome Library is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content–videos, animations, and simulations–on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.


The World Fact book provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.


MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.


APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2ndprinting).


A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Teen reads

You’ll find here collected links from all over the World Wide Web to help you discover William Shakespeare. There are millions of pages that reference Shakespeare on the Internet. This site aims to make it a little easier to find the most useful ones.

Bard web

This site has offered Shakespeare’s plays and poetry to the Internet community since 1993.


The Folger Shakespeare Library is revolutionizing the way Shakespeare is taught, showing how the study of his work deepens knowledge and hones skills across key academic areas.


Absolute Shakespeare, the essential resource for William Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.

Absolute shakespeare

Offers a poem for every day of the approximately 180-day school year.


Becoming the original online resource for poems, poets’ biographies, essays about poetry, and resources for K-12 teachers.

Favorite poem

Canadian Poetry is a collection of poetry from published contemporary and 19th century Canadian poets. Contemporary poets have selected their poetry and provided biographies.

Canadian Poetry

Encyclopedia Mythica is an internet encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and religion.


This website is dedicated to the civilization of ancient Greece. You will find information on the creation of the world, the main Greek gods and goddesses.



Using the navigation bar on the left side of the screen, select “Mitosis” for an interactive tutorial.


The Mineralogy Database was last updated on 9/5/2012 and it contains 4,714 individual mineral species descriptions with links and a comprehensive image library.

web mineral

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

khan academy

Social Sciences

This site was designed by professors at the University of Houston to support the teaching of American history. The site includes an online textbook, historical documents, online exhibitions, interactive modules, and much more.

Digital history

Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.


Is a collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820.


Explore American History with hands-on activities, exhibits, lessons, historic documents and artifacts.

American centuries
World war
Ancient egypt
Discovering Egypt
The Roman Empire