Presentation on theme: "Citation Information for Internet & Book Sources When reviewing a website or book source, you must find and write down the following citation information."— Presentation transcript:
Citation Information for Internet & Book Sources When reviewing a website or book source, you must find and write down the following citation information. A citation is used within the paper (parenthetical citation) and on the works cited page.
Book Sources Depending on the type of book, a citation will have different elements. The following are standard MLA elements. Refer to the student example works cited page for more information.
Book Sources FIND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION author’s name (or editor) title of book city of publication publisher year of publication page numbers from what you have read
Internet Sources FIND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: author’s name title of document title of website date of latest update sponsoring organization date of access URL address number the pages you print out If any of the information is missing, then write that it is missing! It is relevant even if it is not there!
EXAMPLE “City Profile: San Francisco.” CNN.com. 2002. Cable News Network. 14 May 2002. http://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/atevo/city/SanFrancisco/intro.htmlhttp://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/atevo/city/SanFrancisco/intro.html. 1-5. No author “City Profile…” name of article CNN.com name of website 2002 last updated date Cable News Network name of sponsoring organization 14 May 2002 date of retrieval http://… URL address 1-5. this is the number of pages used from this source
Works Cited: A Citation Maker You are permitted to use a citation maker. This is a form found on the internet that generates a citation for you. You will still need to locate all of the information for the citation, but rather than memorize the order, citation maker will ask you to fill in a form and generate a MLA citation for you.
Citation Maker Media Folder NC Wise Owl high school zone click on CITATION MAKER NOTE: You will have to copy and paste the generated citation from the webpage to your works cited. Formatting will also be involved. You must change the font and font size, mind the margins, and tab accordingly.