Citation & Plagiarism

KnightCite is an online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. This service makes task of compiling an accurate bibliography in the appropriate style easier. It formats the given data on a source into a reliable citation and eliminates the need to memorize minute details of style for multiple kinds of sources.

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EasyBib is an online device that assists students, staff, and faculty in creating citations in MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian styles. This online reference can generate a works cited list and produce accurate in-text citations. EasyBib can also help create organize, and link notes to all work citations. NOTE: To use all EasyBib School Edition privileges, patrons must first create their login information on campus before having the option of on or off campus accessibility.

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EBSCOhost houses some of the world’s most reliable and intensively used online resources such as databases, journal publications and e-books. They also have numerous support materials for students, teachers, employees, and companies for their research needs.

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OWL provides over 200 resources on how to improve your writing. This web-source offers information on grammar and writing mechanics, writing and teaching writing professionally, resources for ESL students and other valuable writing materials.

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This simple and easy-to-use reference defines the term plagiarism, provides help on citing works, and shows other resources on how to avoid plagiarism. Plagiarism.org also offers access to WriteCheck – a website that checks users’ writing for plagiarism and provides grammar checking and other writing tutelage.

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Libraries

Texas State Library and Archives Commision (Main Webpage) – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) refers to the agency in the state of Texas that is charged with overseeing and assisting with state-wide library programs, meeting the reading-related needs of Texans with disabilities, and finally preserving and providing access to significant Texas documents.

Texas State Library and Archives Commission (About Texas) – TSLAC provides numerous statistics and demographics within the state of Texas.

WorldCat – Can’t find a book near you? Take a look at WorldCat. WorldCat is a union catalog which itemizes the collections of 71,000 libraries in 112 countries which participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative.

Other Resources

Better Business Bureau (BBB) – BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission by creating a community of trustworthy businesses, setting standards for marketplace trust, encouraging and supporting best practices, celebrating marketplace role models, and denouncing substandard marketplace behavior. Search for businesses that have the BBB standard of approval.

AM Best Insurance Ratings – A.M. Best Company is a global full-service credit rating agency dedicated to serving the insurance industry. It began assigning credit ratings in 1906, making it the first of today’s rating agencies to use symbols to differentiate the relative creditworthiness of companies.

American Stock Exchange – Look up the numbers for past and current stock exchange within the America.

CNN Money – Home of the Fortune and Money magazines, CNN Money is the world’s largest business site. It provides information from many different business-related resources.

Forbes – This website provides online access to Forbes magazine’s articles, videos, charts, and statistics.

Fortune 500 – The Fortune 500 is an annual list published and compiled by Fortune magazine that ranks the top 500 U.S. publicly and privately owned corporations as ranked by their gross revenue after alterations made by Fortune to discount the influence of excise taxes companies collect.

Yahoo! Finance – Yahoo! Finance is a service from Yahoo! that provides financial information such as stock quotes, stock exchange rates, corporate press releases and financial reports.

Universal Currency Converter – Convert any amount of money from one currency to another.

The Complete History of Banks in the United States – The country experimented with several different banking systems until the twentieth century, when it created the Federal Reserve system that remains in place today.

Government – United States

Statistical Abstract of US – The online version of the current Statistical Abstract of the United States of America, which contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Older editions that date back to 1878 are also available online.

Budget of United States Government – Issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President’s budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year. Various related issues and publications are included.

The American Presidency Project – This website contains more than 88,000 documents related to the study of the U.S. Presidency.

The White House – Learn about the White House, Administration and policymaking within the U.S. government. Also learn some fun facts about the government and current political, social, and economic issues.

Who Represents Me – Information about current districts and members of the Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, Texas delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives, and the State Board of Education.

IRS Tax Forms & Publications – Research, view and print available tax forms and other documentation. This website can also provide access to income tax professionals and numerous resources involving federal taxation.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC) is the United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services. Located in Druid Hills, of DeKalb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta, this agency works to protect public health and safety by providing information to enhance health decisions, and it promotes health through partnerships with state health departments and other organizations.

Environmental Protection Agency – Learn what this federal agency does to ensure the protection of human health and the environment.

Government – Texas

Texas Online – Licenses, Permits, & Registrations – Find Texas drivers’ licenses, voter’s permits, and other legal documentation with this government website.

Texas Legislature – Learn more about the State of Texas’ House of Representatives and Senate, Texas bills, and other interesting facts about the Texas Legislative branch.

Texas Workforce Commission – The Texas Workforce Commission is a governmental agency in the state of Texas that provides unemployment benefits and services related to employment to eligible individuals and businesses.

Work In Texas – This is the Texas Workforce’s (TWC’s) job-matching system which features thousands of opportunities for Texas jobseekers and qualified applicants for Texas employers.

Monster – Visit and create a job profile in one of the world’s largest employment sites.

Career Builder – CareerBuilder.com is one of the largest job network sites in the United States.

USAjobs – USAjobs is the United States government’s one-stop location for civil service job opportunities within federal agencies.

Postal Service – Search for an area zip code, look for the closest post office near you, track your packages, and learn the lowest shipping prices for outgoing mail at the United States Post Office.