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Teacher Librarian: Mei-Lan Morton
613-834-4500 Ext. 221

Your RESEARCH LINKPlease go to this site for all research guides and help with everything you will need to write a good paper.


Online Research Database Resources

Research Organizer Worksheet

A Short Guide to Effective Essay Writing

How to Write Clear, Competent, and Compelling Sentences

Check Your Understanding of Sentence Writing via Kahoot

How to Avoid Plagiarism During Oral Presentations

A Link to a Five Paragraph Essay Organizer

How to Use Quotations and Cite Sources in a Literary Essay

A Note on Theme
A Sample Research Report Example Including Bibliography
How to Access Online Newspapers

Great Website for teen book suggestionsClick Here

Below are links to sites that students regularly use at Sir Wil.
SWL Library Researcher - Find books in the Lancer Library
Ottawa Public Library - This is a valuable source for free online databases. Use your library card and access hundreds of magazine, journal articles, scholarly resources, international newspapers, video clips. Click Ottawa Public Library on the menu (left) for instructions for logging in.
Find books at the local library located at the Ray Friel Centre100 Extensive Libraries availableUniversities house an enormous amount of information and their libraries are often the center of it all. You don’t have to be affiliated with any university to take advantage of some of what they have to offer. From digital archives, to religious studies, to national libraries, these university libraries from around the world have plenty of information for you.
Canadian Points of View - This full-text database is designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers, with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics include the environment, human rights, race, substance abuse and many more.Librarian Internet Index - An searchable index of over 20,00 websites organized into 14 subject areas and over 300 subtopics.Statistics Canada Statistics CanadaHow to cite your sources (provided by the University of Ottawa)external image msword.pngreference-mla.doc - MLA Styleexternal image msword.pngreference-cm.doc - Chicago Manual Style (footnotes)external image msword.pngreference-apa.doc - APA Style

Parent Information Sheet

Citation Guide for SWL

Extra links


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Lancer Library Collection
Lancer Library Collection

Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine
Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine

Not a search engine but a "knowledge engine." WolframAlpha will give you answers to questions rather than links. Great for complicated math questions.
Ottawa Public Library
Ottawa Public Library
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Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library