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Gladstone Street School Library: Citation Station

What Is Plagiarism?


to use the words or ideas of another person as if they were your own words or ideas

definition courtesy of Merriam-Webster

Online Citation Tools


To log in to NoodleTools without creating your own account: In the upper right corner of the NoodleTools homepage, click on "current users, sign in." You can use the username: MrsSteward (don't forget the capital M on the Mrs and the S on the Steward part) and the password is gladstone













 Easy Bib

EasyBib: the bibliography maker.




Still Not Sure What To Do?

The Owl at Purdue University is considered THE authority on MLA citations. If you are not sure how to cite your sources, visit the Owl for further help.

Why Cite?

In order to avoid plagiarising you must always cite your sources. Often called a bibliography, the Modern Language Association (MLA) refers to a list of sources as Works Cited. Cranston Public Schools follows MLA format when writing papers. You can use the different online citation helpers in the box to the left.

Using the NoodleTools widget below will help you evaluate sources you've selected. 

For sources other than books, periodicals, encyclopedias and websites, click the link in the Still Not Sure What to Do? box for samples of how citations of other sources should look. 


NoodleTools Source Evaluation Tool

When you are doing research it is important that the information you are using is credible, high quality information. Use this Noodletools widget to help you evaluate the sources you have selected. Choose the type of source and NoodleTools will provide you with the information you should be looking for in evaluating it.


How To Tell If You Are Plagiarizing


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