Robinson Schools

MLA Template

MLA Template

This link provides a template which is pre-formatted for MLA style papers and includes a sample Works Cited page.

To open the template and begin typing, click here. Use your teacher's recommendation for font style and size.

 Note: If this link does not work for you, please click here for a download from the Microsoft Office website. It will support versions of Word 97 and higher.

Online Style Manuals


Term Paper & Works Cited Page Assistance

To view the MLA Works Cited Quick Guide used at RHS, click here. This guide provides sample citations from a variety of resource available in the school's library.

To use a MLA Works Cited Template, click here.

MLA/APA Citation Generators
A citation generator is an electronic way to input information about resources and materials you used for a report or term paper to create a works cited page (or bibliography) in an acceptable writing format with cut-and-paste ease.

Warning: Citation generators are not 100% accurate. Please check with the citation guide provided by your instructor. Use generators at your own risk.

Landmark Citation Machine --

Easy Bib --

The OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue --

Citing Sources--Secondary --

Citation Style for Research Papers --

Online Reference Links

General Reference Biographies Video and Misc.
Current News Fine Arts Quotations
Health Literature & Poetry Social Studies/History
Term Paper Teachers Only

Find Books

To locate books and materials in the RHS Library, click here.

To use your home computer to find RHS materials, click here.

To view the materials collection at the Robinson Public Library, click here.
 You may also use this feature to search for videorecordings.

To view materials available at Lincoln Trail College (IECC), click here.
This union catalog includes 75 other Illinois universities including EIU, SIU-C, SIU-E, U of I, and ISU.

Find Info or Articles

Databases:   eLibrary, CultureGrams Online, Facts.Com, FirstSearch, Salem Press History, World Book Online
For off-campus use of our databases, please contact the librarian for user names and passwords.

World Book Online
Encyclopedia articles, recommended websites, special reports, and magazine articles for general and in-depth researching.

Culturegrams Online
Facts about every country in the world, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces, including customs, traditions, images, slideshows, videos, audiofiles, and websites.
Issues and controversies, editorials, and related subjects on current news stories or term paper topics.

Magazine and newspaper articles, radio/tv transcripts, maps, pictures, topic searches as well as general reference information from online encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, and thesauruses.  

Salem Press -- History (Decades series)
Articles and information about the 60's, 70's, 80's in American history. There is a 3 volume set of decades reference books which compliment the database. See Mrs. Jenkins for details.

OCLC FirstSearch
Magazine and scholarly journal articles.  Recommended database within FirstSearch:  Wilson SelectPlus (Full-text). No passwords required if accessed on any RHS computer.

User Name & Password Required/See Mrs. Whipkey

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Provided by LTC. Dual-credit students may use Entrata or see Mrs. Jenkins for passwords.

Provided by LTC Dual-credit students may use Entrata or see Mrs. Jenkins for passwords.

Robinson High School
2000 North Cross Street
Phone: (618) 544-9510
Fax: (618) 544-7921
Principal: Victoria McDonald

Nuttall Middle School
400 West Rustic Street
Phone: (618) 544-8618
Fax: (618) 544-5304
Principal: Craig Beals

Lincoln Grade School
301 East Poplar Street
Phone: (618) 544-3315
Fax: (618) 544-4136
Principal: Kathy Bemont

Washington Elem. School
507 West Condit Street
Phone: (618) 544-2233
Fax: (618) 544-5502
Principal: Jason Stark

Community Unit #2
1301 North Allen Street
Phone: (618) 544-7781
Fax: (618) 544-9284
Superintendent: Josh Quick
Community Unit School District #2 


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