The websites of Gallaudet University's Tutorial and Instructional Programs, the Chicago Metro History Education Center and the Owl Purdue Online Writing Lab are resources for locating examples of research papers. Some papers are available in HTML format, whereas others are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader to view.
The Gallaudet University Tutorial and Instructional Programs website has a sample research paper entitled "Sample APA Research Paper: Tutoring College Students with AD(H)D." The example illustrates to students how to follow APA publication guidelines, write a title page and cite quotes and paraphrases in text. It also shows students different citation methods for multiple authors, edited books, Web pages and newspaper articles.
The Chicago Metro History Education Center website includes a sample paper entitled "I Want My Pay: Hannah Shapiro and the Garment Workers' Strike of 1910." The paper includes an appendix and a bibliography.
The Owl Purdue Online Writing Lab has research papers illustrating both MLA and APA writing formats. Both papers are available in PDF format. The MLA paper is entitled "Toward a Recovery of Nineteenth Century Farming Handbooks," while the APA paper bears the title "Varying Definitions of Online Communication and Their Effects on Relationship Research." Both papers have information boxes identifying the proper format features of MLA and APA.