MLA Style Guides (English)
MLA style is most commonly used in English and Languages. A research paper following the MLA style guide requires two different forms of documentation: a works cited list, and in-text parenthetical documentation.
  • Quick slideshow that shows you how to integrate quotations and cite sources (MLA style).

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University of British Columbia Library: Getting Started with MLA Style
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): MLA Style

MLA Note-taking Templates

Use these worksheets to record point-form notes from research.   Different layouts for different source types are provided. The first document gives helpful general information on how to take good notes.
WRDSB Note-Taking Templates

APA Style Guides (Sciences, Social Sciences)

APA style is most frequently used in the social sciences. It is designed for reporting the results of original research, but is also used for other types of research in many disciplines.

Chicago Style Guides (History)

Chicago Manual Style (CMS) is most frequently used in History and the Humanities. This style of documentation requires a bibliography at the end of the research paper, and in-text citation in the form of footnotes.

 French Source Log

Interactive Bibliography Tools

Graphic Organizers

These worksheets help you to organize ideas or questions  AND  to critically evaluate research results.
WRDSB Graphic Organizer Templates


Academic Honesty and Plagiarism

Digital Citizenship

WRDSB Library Learning Commons