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Research: Introduction


"Google is not a synonym for research." - Dan Brown (author)

Citation Tools

MLA - What is it?

MLA stands for Modern Language Association.  MLA formatting is one of several styles used for formatting a paper.  This allows the writer to produce a paper in a format easily recognized by readers enabling both writers and readers to identify sources and locate sources used.  Formatting a paper requires working through an exact standard.


For more information, visit the MLA Style page linked below.

Help with Writing

Free resources include:

  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • Grammar and Mechanics
  • Job Search
  • MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide
  • Research
  • Writing Business Letters and Resumes


Dictionary Thesaurus

Louisville Free Public Library

Formatting Your Paper in Google Docs - MLA Style

Note: Information for formatting your works cited page starts at the 4:51 mark in the video.

Library World

       Eastern High School Library Catalog (OPAC)

Circulation Policy:

  • All books circulate for three weeks
  • You must have an Eastern student ID to check out more than one book.  With an ID you are limited to three books.
  • Fines are 5¢ per day.
  • Fines do not start accumulating until they reach 25¢
  • Fines that are $1.00 or more and books that are a month or more overdue are added to fees in Infinite Campus which can be accessed through the Parent Portal.

EBooks also circulate for three weeks at a time.  You can check out three at a time.  They will check themselves back in, and you do not accumulate fines on EBooks.  EBooks are available year round 24/7.


Eastern High School
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, KY 40214