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Here is where you'll start for Mr. Sharbaugh's project.
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Citation Websites


MLA & APA Citation Help

What is a citation?

A citation gives credit to the source you used for your research.

What is MLA?

MLA, or Modern Language Association, is a style used when crediting or formatting information. It is mainly used in English classes.

What is APA?

APA, or American Psychological Association, is a style used when crediting or formatting information. It is mainly used in History classes.


Welcome to the Project

The purpose of the project is to emphasize the importance of citation, developing a familarity with proper researching techniques, and improving the organization of your writing.  For your project, you will be able to select either Immigration or Beirut.  The resources you will use have been selected for you, and can all be accessed from this page.   Select the tab that corresponds to your topic to proceed.


Research from home

If you are reaching this page from outside a school building, in order to perform original research you must get to the databases the long way. Start at, click on Library Media Resources and then Home Access.  When asked for it, the login is: charlescounty and the password is: welcome. This will give you access to all of the CCPS online databases, including the ones used for this project. If you have questions or problems accessing the databases, please see Mrs. Weingarden in the Media Center.


Project Parameters

Requirements are:

5-7 Paragraphs

12 point Times New Roman Font

MLA bibliography and in text citations

Date due is: October 1, 2012



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