Cite: to quote by way of example, authority, or proof; to refer to; to bring forward or
Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Britannica Online Academic Ed., 2011.
A proper citation will include all of the information that will allow another person to find your source.
There are many different citation styles that have been customized for particular areas of study. In Menlo’s Upper School we generally use one of two citation styles:
As you write your paper, be sure that you use the proper citation style from the start. Notable differences between MLA and Chicago style include:
Be sure that you are using the correct style! You can use the Menlo School Citation Guide or Noodlebib. If you are using Noodlebib, select the proper style when you set up your research project. Note that if you use the free Express version of Noodlebib that is available on the Internet, you will not have full citation and sharing options available. If you need help with Noodlebib, see or email Mrs. Rettberg.
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