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Research






Download the KAPPA IB Extended Essay Workbook



Need to do Research? 
 
www.wikipedia.org - Wikipedia is not a source (because it changes over time), but go here first for background information and to find links to sources.
http://scholar.google.com/ - Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
www.jstor.org - The best place to find academic articles to use as sources.  Ask your professor for a password. 
http://news.google.com/archivesearch - A free database of old newspapers that you can search.
http://freenewspaperarchives.us/default.aspx - Another free database of old newspapers.
http://www.intute.ac.uk/ - Cool site to help you find useful sites.
http://infomine.ucr.edu/ - Another search site for academic sources.
http://www.archives.gov/research/start/online-tools.html - The government's site for official records
http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog - Economic information about any country in the world.
http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-digital.html - The website for the Library of Congress: the largest library in the world.  With fully digital materials available online.
http://www.zotero.org/ - A "Free personal assistant."  Free software that helps you collect and organize research. 
http://prezi.com/coidkpyvplbo/research-tips/  a presentation I made with research tips.  Check it out for more information.

Need help with citations?

http://www.easybib.com/ - This website will guide you as you cite your sources. It automatically builds a bibliography for your research papers.

 
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