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Make research easier with the new Questia Android app

Constantly being on the go is a feeling plenty of college students can relate to, and Questia understands that. So we asked ourselves, what can we do to make your college life a little bit easier, maybe a little less stressful?

Take your term paper research to the next level wherever you are with Questia’s all-new Android app – built for either your tablet or mobile device. Because, College is hard… Writing research papers doesn’t have to be! Read more

Launch of Questia Writing Center set for August 26th

As a college student, there are many challenges you face on a daily basis, ranging from lack of sleep to juggling a full-time class schedule with a part- or full-time work schedule. There never seems to be enough hours in the day, and while there is no way to change that (at least not that I’m aware of!), Questia is here to make your college experience a little bit easier with our NEW Writing Center. Because, College is hard… Writing research papers doesn’t have to be!

What is the Questia Writing Center?

On August 26, 2014, the Questia Writing Center will go live at Questia.com. Read more

Read free books online: Over 5,000 titles on Questia

If you want to read free books online, there are over 5,000 public domain, classic and rare titles in the Questia library that you can read online absolutely free! Questia is the perfect research tool for students, professors, and curious minds everywhere.

Huckleberry Finn is one of numerous free books available on Questia. (Credit: SciFi Mania)

Huckleberry Finn is one of numerous free books available on Questia. (Credit: SciFi Mania)

You probably know that Questia offers subscribers full access to the world’s largest online library of books and journal articles as well as magazine and newspaper articles, but did you know that even non-subscribers can read books for free on the website? Read more

Celebrate The Cup with Questia!

After much anticipation Questia is now accepting PayPal as a form of payment! We’re pretty excited because this has made it much easier to embrace our international audience. So we thought… What better way to embrace our new fans worldwide and introduce you to all that Questia has to offer than to…

…invite you to celebrate The Cup with Questia!

Are you the ultimate football fan? Do you find the beautiful game to be less of a sport and more of a lifestyle commitment? Read more

How to write a research paper: The step by step guide from Questia

We realize that writing a college research paper can be a difficult and daunting process–especially if it’s your first time! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. With the help of this step-by-step research paper guide, we hope to make the task of writing a research paper a little less nerve-wracking.

Feel free to share the step-by-step guide to writing a research paper below with classmates and friends OR even print the research paper guide and use it as a future reference!

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For more information on how we can help you solve your research paper problems and term paper troubles visit Questia, the Web’s premier online collection of copyrighted scholarly books, academic journals and research periodicals featuring integrated tools for note taking, organizing research, citing sources, creating footnotes and building bibliographies, helping students write better research papers faster!

Questia’s 2nd annual Citation Showdown Contest: Enter your bibliography for a chance to win part of $1000 in prizes!

Citation Showdown $1,000 in prizesWith numerous essays and exams piling up, the end of the semester is typically a challenging time for students. Whether the paper is on Ancient Greece or William Shakespeare, a quality research paper includes multiple sources, all of which must be properly cited. However, locating the information necessary for citations can be difficult.  To help motivate students to properly cite their research work, Questia, the premier online research and paper writing resource is conducting a nationwide search for the best and most correct use of citations in a research paper.

The second annual “Citation Showdown” contest encourages students to locate and cite high-quality, scholarly research to create superior research papers. Read more

Write with authority using Questia’s research tutorials

Research tutorials

Research tutorials

Have you checked out Questia’s Research Tutorials yet? The self-study research tutorials are designed to guide you through the steps of persuasive writing. Offering a virtual library of lesson plans, the tutorials provide tips and guidelines so you can write a more persuasive, researched and effective paper. You can access one or all of the tutorials, work at your own pace and stop and resume them later at a more convenient time. Read more

2013’s Most Valuable Professors Competition by Questia awards effective professors with scholarships in their names

Professors from California Lutheran University, Clarke University and The College of New Rochelle voted college students’ favorite instructors in the nation

This spring, college students from around the country were given the rare opportunity to nominate and vote for their Most Valuable Professor. Today, with a combined total of over 2,500 votes, the three winners are announced. Congratulations to:

  • Dr. Laurie Looker – California Lutheran University
  • Prof. George Towific – Clarke University
  • Dr. Veronie Lawrence-Wright – The College of New Rochelle Read more

We’re celebrating! Questia nominated as finalist for three CODiE Awards

CODiE Awards“The SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized more than 1,000 software and information companies for achieving excellence,” according to the SIIA CODiE website. “The CODiE Awards remain the only peer-recognized program in the content, education, and software industries so each CODiE Award win serves as incredible market validation for a product’s innovation, vision, and overall industry impact.” We at Questia are honored to be nominated as a finalist in the Awards’ “Content” and “Education” categories. Check out the three awards that Questia is nominated for below: Read more