Give Credit to Authors for Writing Great Books!
From the earliest grades, students need to give credit to the authors, books,
and Web sites they have used for their research.
Use Noodle Tools, an online service, to create, save, and print a
bibliography. Create a personal ID and register for a free NoodleBib starter
account for elementary students. (Choose the third option on the "New User
The Danvers Public Schools use the MLA (Modern Language Association 7th
edition) format for citations.
You can access Noodle Tools from home or school and save your
Click on your grade to see how to cite information simply. This
is a good choice for grades K-3. Fourth and fifth graders should
set up a Noodle Tools account.
Simple citation from the Nauset Public Schools
Useful copyright information for students from Cyberbee.
What kind of information and how much of others' work can be used
in a report or presentation? Info from NC WiseOwl.
General information about writing a research paper and the proper
citation of sources.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Use this chart from the Mesa Public Schools to determine ethical
use of music, photos, text, and more.
Use this tool to determine copyright exceptions for educators.
Use this tool to determine Fair Use.
Fair Use Tool