Calculators, Bibliography Builders, Term Paper Assistance
Your Current and Cumulative GPA.
You can total your courses and credits with our online
tools. If you want to raise your GPA, an additional
calculator helps students determine how many credit
hours and what grade average they will need to raise
their current GPA.
Multi-featured software program that helps raise grades,
create outlines or formatted bibliographies, and organize
research and class notes. See also Scholar's
XemanteX (Web Reading
This nifty new tool enables you to visit a Web site
and "grasp, understand and assimilate" any text on the
page. It also enables you to translate the text into
another language. Simply input the URL of the Web site
you desire to read and select "Pass this URL." A new
page will appear with a toolbar encompassing it. You
will then be able to doubleclick on any text appearing
on the page and read its definition in the bottom toolbar.
Provides an online dictionary, plus an encyclopedia
and thesaurus. Translator allows you to enter text and
translate from/to Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German,
Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Russian, and Spanish.
Free cross-platform note-taking program.
Easy Notes makes it easy to manage your notes in electronic
form with a user-friendly environment that can integrate
sticky notes as well as calendar references. Each note
supports rich-text formatting that is recognized by
nearly all text editors. The software supports import
and export of files. Notes can be "pinned" on the desktop.
and Mind Mapping.
The ultimate writing tool for brainstorming ideas and
outlining a paper.
Template from Rio Salado provides assistance online
in creating the rough draft of a standard five paragraph
paper. See also Thesis
Web-based interactive tool (requiring a paid subscription)
that assists with online research and in creating formatted
bibliographies. See also OttoBib. Do you use Microsoft Word?
Learn how to format
a paper in MLA style. (Additional bibliographical
resources: OttoBib, Easy
Bib and Citation
This tool conveniently links all the words on a page
to online references such as the Merrian-Webster Dictionary
and Thesaurus as well as a computer and acronym dictionary.
How not to commit a "sin of omission." See also How
Not to Plagiarize.
Automatic math solutions with this easy online tool.
See also WebMath and MathWay.
OneNote by Microsoft is good for taking, organizing, and sharing notes. You can also add pictures and audio recordings. Paired with Powerpoint it is great for presentations.