What Are Footnotes?

Similar to in-text citations, footnotes go in the body of your paper and are used to indicate that you’re using information from another source.

A footnote is placed right after the quote/paraphrase and they’re formatted with a little superscript number which correlates to a number at the bottom of the page. It’s at the bottom of the page where you’ll put in the actual citation information.

Unsure about how to actually create them? Check out our quick video:

Make sure to check these citation guides, stop by the Library Service Desk, or contact us here if you need help with footnotes.