MLA Bibliography Cards – Works Cited Presented by The Writing Center
The Importance of Bib Cards and Works Cited Page Writing a research paper requires that outside sources support the thesis. Bibliography Cards and the Works Cited page are a means for keeping track of and organizing the information.
What to record Name of the author(s) Title of the source (book, magazine, journal, etc.) City where the source was published Name of the publisher Year of publication Page numbers pertinent to the borrowed text Library call number (optional)
Sample Works Cited Bulfinch, Thomas. Bulfinchs Mythology. 2 vols. New York: Mentor, 1962. Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Cleveland: Meridian, 1956. --. The Masks of God. 4 vols. New York: Viking, 1970. Henderson, Joseph L., and Maude Oakes. The Wisdom of the Serpent: The Myths of Death, Rebirth, and Resurrection. New York: Collier, 1971. Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Richmond Lattimore. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1951. Laird, Charlton. A Non-human Being Can Learn Language. College Composition and Communication 23 (1972): 142-54. Levi-Strauss, Claude. The Structural Study of Myth. Myth: A Symposium. Ed. Thomas A. Sebeck. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1958. R Robinson, Lillian S. Criticism- and Self-Criticism. College English 36 (1974): 436-45.
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