Students

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.

Need FREE online versions of books?

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/search.html

http://www.bibliomania.com/4/-/frameset.html

http://librivox.org/ - Free audiobooks!!!!

http://www.openculture.com/ - Free books, audiobooks, movies, and college courses!

http://www.learnoutloud.com/Free-Audio-Video#directory - Great site.