The Arkansas Toothpick has been used in a variety of classroom settings. It has been used as a resource to further students’ knowledge of various aspects of the Civil War in Arkansas including primary and secondary resources. To make things easier of teachers, each article on this website can be downloaded as a PDF file.
The site can be viewed in classrooms via projector with ease and you can rest assured that not a single article or post (resource) contains any information that would be considered vulgar, profane, or therwise inappropriate for students of all ages.
The site works well for High School and college students alike. Below is an outline of how students can cite their research from the Arkansas Toothpick:
If this site is used for research, please read the information below on how to cite information from the Arkansas Toothpick.
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Students: Secondary and tertiary sources such as encyclopedias and much of the content on Arkansastoothpick.com should not be used as a sole source for any information. In addition, there is a possibility for error in our content, as much as we endeavor to ensure its accuracy. Please check your facts against multiple sources.
These are a few examples of commonly used citation styles for internet content. When listing a url, always begin with “http://”. Students should check with their standards guide or professor’s guidelines for the exact syntax to suit their needs.
Chicago Style (Chicago Manual of Style)
Arkansastoothpick.com contributors [or author, if listed], “[content name],” Arkansastoothpick.com, [url] (accessed November 25, 2007)
MLA style (Modern Language Assocation)
“[content name].” Arkansastoothpick.com. [date of content if listed]. 25 Nov 2007, 08:39 <[url]>
MHRA style (Modern Humanities Research Assocation)
Arkansastoothpick.com contributors [or author, if listed], ‘[content name]‘, Arkansastoothpick.com, [date of content if listed], <[url]> [accessed 25 Nov 2007]
Blue Book (The Bluebook: a Uniform System of Citation)
[content name], [url] (last visited November 25, 2007)