Your Handbook for Academic Writing is a great resource for MLA-style citation formatting, so go there first. These links will take you to additional help:
Is a Bucks County Public Library more convenient for you? The Public Libraries' online catalog searches in the same way that the College Library's does. Click here to search the Public Libraries' Catalog.
Both resources have information from nearly 300 reference sources (dictionaries and ecyclopedias, handbooks) covering all major subjects.
These library databases will be useful for finding journal articles on aspects of your topic:
Just a quick reminder about Boolean Operators?
1. See if there are any pre-evaluated web links for your topic in Opposing Viewpoints.
2. Limit your web search to US government or US college and university websites using Google Advanced Search (limit to domain .gov or .edu).
3. Evaluate websites that you find, using the CRAAPP Test.
Plagiarism is a practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition). Ed. Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson. Oxford University Press, 2005. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Bucks County Community College. 10 February 2010
Why talking about plagiarism is so important? You will find more information on the BCCC Tutoring Center website: