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Grammar and Composition.  A Works Cited page is a list of sources (books, journals, websites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic.

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1 Grammar and Composition

2  A Works Cited page is a list of sources (books, journals, websites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic.

3  Editor/author name (if available)  “Name of web page/article.”  Name of Site. (note- italicized)  Name of publisher, (if none- n.p.)  Date of creation. (if none- n.d.)  Medium of publication. Date of access.  Sources must be listed in alphabetical order.  www.workscited4u.com www.workscited4u.com  www.easybib.com

4  “Hillary Clinton.” Biography.com. A+E Television Networks, LLC, 2012. Web. 14 Jan. 2013.  “Hillary Rodham Clinton.” PBS.org. WBGH Educational Foundation, 2010. Web. 14 Jan. 2013.  O’Hanlon, Michael. “Assessing the Resiliency of Hillary Clinton.” Reuters.com. Thomson Reuters, 14 Jan. 2013. Web. 14 Jan. 2013.

5  MLA Format:  Last name 1  Student Name  Burkel  World Lit – period  Date  (title centered on 5th line – essay starts on 6th line – entire document double spaced)

6  - Remember that there are at least three outside sources required  The book  The movie  An interview or research THAT MEANS ALL OF THESE MUST BE ON YOUR WORKS CITED PAGE

7  remember in-text citations (YOU CITE WHATEVER IS FIRST ON YOUR WORKS CITED PAGE: LAST NAME OR TITLE)  -Edit!

8 .gov or.edu  Be especially careful when evaluating Internet sources! Never use Web sites where an author cannot be determined, unless the site is associated with a reputable institution such as a respected university, a credible media outlet, government program or department, or well-known non-governmental organizations. Beware of using sites like Wikipedia, which are collaboratively developed by users. Because anyone can add or change content, the validity of information on such sites may not meet the standards for academic research

9  Consider your SOURCE EVALUATION CHEAT SHEET. IT’S ON A COLORED PIECE OF PAPER FOR A REASON. IT’S IMPORTANT.


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