Extended Essay Resources

Presentation from Extended Essay Workshop – February 7, 2017

Has tips for finding topics, developing research questions, and finding scholarly sources


FCPS 24-7 Learning (Blackboard)

All students should be enrolled in a GCM Library Blackboard Course. You will find the database passwords there.

Scholarly Sources from GCM

Don’t forget to do an Advanced Search to get the best results!



EBSCO Ebook Academic

Gale Academic OneFile and Expanded Academic have a large amount of scholarly sources

All Gale databases have scholarly research if you limit your results with an advanced search or use the filters available on the sides.

Additional Scholarly Sources 

Fairfax County Public Library – explore their Databases, Catalog, and Homework Help pages

Additional Help

EE Workshop Spring 2017 – presentation

How to read a Scholarly Article and a Scientific Article

Official IB Extended Essay Guide

EE Format Checklist

EE Content Checklist

General research assistance including MLA formatting and citation

Check the IB Diploma Candidate Blackboard course for more information