• New Information on Citing Online Resources
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Works Cited

  • CITING HARD COPY SOURCES

    Book by one author: 
    1. Author, last name first.
    2. Title of book. 
    3. Place of publication:
    4. Publisher, publication date.

    Example: 
    Stone, Lynn. Lions. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke Enterprises, 1989.
    Book with two authors: 
    1. Authors, in order they are listed on the title page.
    2. Title of book. 
    3. Place of publication:
    4. Publisher, publication date.

    Example: 
    Green, Carl R, and William R. Sanford. African Lion. Mankato, MN: Crestwood House, 1987.
    Book with no author: 
    1. Title of book. 
    2. City of publication:
    3. Publisher, publication date.

    Example: 
    Looking Back at Sending Messages. Needham, MA: Schoolhouse Press, Inc., 1988.

    Encyclopedia and other familiar reference books: 
    1. Author of article (if available), last name first.
    2. "Article name."
    3. Title of reference book. 
    4. Volume number (if multi-volume set). Publication date, pages used.
     

    Example: 
    Schaller, George B. "Lion." World Book. Vol. 10. 2005, 45-60. 

    Example (if no author): 
    "Lions." Amazing Animals of the World. 1995, 79-82.

    Article in a periodical (magazines, newspapers): 
    1. Author (if available), last name first.
    2. "Title of article."
    3. Periodical title. date: page. 

    Example: 
    Churchman, Deborah. "Pride and Joy." Ranger Rick. Apr. 2005: 32-37. 

    Example (if no author is available): 
    "Lions." Zoobooks. Mar. 1992: 9-12.

    CITING WEB SOURCES

    Encyclopedia from an online subscription service: 
    1. Author (if available), last name first.
    2. "Title of article."
    3. Name of encyclopedia 
    4. Name of publisher. date of publication.(if available)
    5. Date of your visit.
    6. <URL>

    Example if article is taken from the library or school computers: 
    Sentman, Evertett. "Lion." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. 2006. Scholastic Library 
    Publishing. 15 Feb. 2006. < http://gme.grolier.com/ >
    Periodical article from an online subscription service: 
    1. Author. (if available)
    2. "Title of article."
    3. Periodical title. date. 
    4. Name of database
    5. Date of visit.
    6. <URL>

    Example if article is taken from the library or school computers: 
    Churchman, Deborah. "Pride and Joy." Ranger Rick. April 2005. EBSCO Online. 15 Feb.   2006. <http://search.epnet.com/ >
    World Wide Web: 
    1. Author. (if available)
    2. "Title of article."
    3. Title of full website.
    4. Date website page was created, updated (if available) or if neither is given, date accessed.
    5. <URL>

    Example: 
    "Lion." Yahooligans! Animals. 2006. 14 Feb. 2006.
    <http://kids.yahoo.com/animals/mammals/9787--Lionl>