Research Paper Instructions
My Sample Research Paper with Extras
Sample Outline to Demonstrate Format
1st Draft Reminders
Miscellaneous Tips for the Research Paper
Using Quotations - Rules for how to incorporate quotes. Read it!
Select "Opposing Viewpoints in Context." If you need a password, try wildcats.
Several Sample Research Papers in MLA Format (not annotated)
The 3rd example (Levi) includes an outline. What I don't like about it, however, is that sources are not indicated. I am requiring you to indicate sources on your outline. See sample outline on left side of this page for an example.
MLA Format Guide (also includes how to cite many different types of sources)
A more comprehensive list of sources and how to format them. Use the drop down menu.
Evaluating Web Sites and Other Electronic Sources. Use this checklist to assess the validity to your web source.