Were you asked to create an annotated bibliography? Wondering how to write an annotated bibliography? Or even what it is? Look no further, because BibMe’s free Annotation Tool can help! Bibliographies are generally found on the final page of an assignment or research paper and contain citations for sources used in a project. Annotated bibliographies … Continue reading Feature Focus: BibMe’s Intuitive Annotation Tool
So, you’ve been accepted to college—congratulations! No more gathering transcripts, asking for recommendation letters, stressing over application essays (and running them through a grammar checker), or waiting for responses. But choosing where to go to after you’ve gotten in can be a difficult decision. After all, different schools have different perks, and even if you’ve … Continue reading Smart Tips to Choosing a College
So, you’re writing a paper and want to make sure that you’re citing your sources correctly. Great! Ensuring that you properly cite and reference your sources will prevent lost marks—or even a failed paper, or worse—for accidental plagiarism. However, in order to correctly cite your sources, you first need to know which citation format to … Continue reading Which Citation Format Should I Use?
We’re excited to announce the release of our brand new BibMe Plus grammar and plagiarism tool! It’s simple to use and provides you with the writing help you need, when you need it.We’ve all been there. Those strenuous hours, pouring over research assignments, compiling notes, creating APA or MLA style citations, and writing until our … Continue reading New: Check Any Paper for Grammar and Plagiarism with BibMe Plus
With so many different terms related to citations (e.g. MLA format, footnotes, abstract, etc.), it can be difficult to understand how each one could fit into your paper. Let’s take a look at a few of the most commonly confused citation terms, and ways that you can properly use them in your work.What is an … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between an Abstract, Summary, and Annotation?
Writing a paper has many challenges. You may wonder, what should my topic be? Are my sources credible? Should that be an APA or MLA website citation? How’s my grammar?Have you ever faced the dilemma of whether to choose “effect” or “affect”? Perhaps you thought you selected the correct one but were informed it was … Continue reading Is it Effect or Affect?
As 2018 gets underway, students may be looking to bolster their resumes or earn some extra cash. For students who enjoy writing, essay contests offer the perfect opportunity to hone those writing chops, get work published and even win prize money. Although sorting through the many online writing contests and determining your eligibility can be … Continue reading Writing for Fun & Money: Spring 2018 Essay Contests
Say the words aloud and they all sound the same, which can mean big trouble in writing. Even a master can make a mistake because we often write what we hear in our minds unconsciously. Below are a few tricks to help you remember the differences between this tricky trio. They’re: A Contraction of They and … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between They’re, There and Their?
It would be awesome if you could produce the perfect final draft of your assignment, the very first time you sat down at your laptop. Unfortunately, as the saying goes, “Rome wasn’t built in a day!” If you’re aiming for that A, you’ll need to go through several important processes before you reach the final … Continue reading What’s Prewriting?
Perhaps your school librarian or teacher assigned a research project and warned you not to plagiarize. Or, maybe you’ve seen the word appear on a news report that accused a famous person of plagiarizing a song or book. Plagiarism is a word that has some pretty scary consequences, but don’t worry. We’re here to show … Continue reading What Exactly is Plagiarism?