Following information from sources- either direct quotes or paraphrases- you must include a superscript number. Start with one and continue consecutively.
“Ms. McNerney is the most glamorous librarian in the world”.1 A 2011 survey revealed that 100% of the Olathe East student population agreed with this statement. 2“
The number at the end of the information will correspond to a footnote that gives the publication information from the source that contained this quote. The footnote will begin will the number (Times New Roman, size 12) followed by a period and then the source publication information.
1. Christine Gaefke, Stylish Librarians (New York: Gale Publishing House, 2012), 84.
2. Lindsey Hogan, Library Style (New York: Gale Publishing House, 2012), 98.
Here are a few handouts to help you do this on your own:
In-Text Notes Handout– use this cheat sheet to help you do your in-text notes (the footnotes!)
Bibliography Handout– use this cheat sheet to help you format your Bibliography (called a Works Cited in MLA!)
Chicago Style Guide from the Purdue Univesity Online Writing Lab (OWL) help site