Use the databases linked below to find information on your topic. You will need to collect citations in MLA format for the sources you use. All of the topics can be found in at least one, if not all of the databases listed.
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
EBSCO's citations do NOT default to MLA style. You will need to scroll down and choose the citation under MLA.
If you need more information on your topic try the Power Search to search all of the Gale databases at once. Click in the "Select All" box before typing in your topic.
You can search for your topic in the complete collection. It may come up in either the science or medical ebooks we own.
Provides the essential ideas of genetics using a minimum of jargon and mathematics. Skim the table of contents or use the index to see if your topic is included in this volume.
Use this worksheet to evaluate websites you are considering using for information BEFORE citing it. Online sources must be able to pass this evaluation to be counted as authoritative and reliable sources.
Purdue Online Writing Lab offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. This links directly to examples of in-text citations.
Use this link to help you build your citations for websites.
Use this site to help you understand plagiarism and avoid it.