Citation Creators
  • BibMe - Online collaborative citation creator - great for use with a group of students working on one project. For other online citation creators, plagiarism resources, and information literacy go to
  • Citation Machine: Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use. Its primary goal is to make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources, that there is virtually no reason not t
  • Easy Bib - another online tool for easily creating citations.

Making an Outline
  • Build a Thesis and Make an Outline - truly amazing! Students can enter the information asked for into the fields and it will generate a thesis statement. There are prompts to help them understand the parts of a thesis statement. Students can go back and tweak their answers until they are happy with the thesis statement. (Students should not use capital letters or punctuation.) Then they can click a button and it will generate an outline. Even though it may seem like the computer is doing the work for the student, the student has to know their topic and what to enter. This will be a big help to students who struggle with the thesis statement and the outline. This also offers the teacher one more resource to use in teaching thesis statements and outlines. This works best for a persuasive piece of writing.
  • Making an Outline - This will give students hints and tips on how to write an outline. This includes an outline maker which is a great visual for students. The outline can be saved as a txt. file.

  • StumbleUpon - StumbleUpon discovers web sites based on your interests, learns what you like and brings you more. Instead of searching for sites, the sites will come to YOU!
  • Wikipedia - This is a collaborative encyclopedia. Anyone can add to wikipedia.