Presentation on theme: "How to Write a Bibliography"— Presentation transcript:
1 How to Write a Bibliography By Jennifer DarnellAndMary Marchant
2 What is a Bibliography?A bibliography is a list of sources you use in writing a reportBibliography is a Latin word meaning a list of booksBiblio=Books Graphy=List Bibliography=list of books
3 When Do We Have to Write a Bibliography? Science Fair ProjectsResearch ReportsAnytime you use someone else’s idea in a project
4 Why Do We Have to Write A Bibliography? Ideas come from many sourcesYou must give credit to your sources for their ideasYou are guilty of plagerism if you claim someone else’s ideas as your own
5 Book CitationsYou need:Author. Title of Book (underlined or in italics). City of publication: Publisher, date of publication.Example:Cole, Joanna. Magic School Bus Plants Seeds. New York: Scholastic, 1995.
6 Magazine CitationsYou need:Author (if you can find it). “Title of Article,” Magazine Title (underlined or in italics). date: page(s).Example:McKelway, Margaret. “The Case of the King Who Was Crazy for Castles,” National Geographic World. Aug : 2-6.
7 Print Encyclopedia Citations You need:Author of article (found in small print at the end of the article). “Title of Article,” Title of Encyclopedia (underlined or in italics). Date or edition. Volume No., page(s).Example:Pickard, Don. “Balloons,” World Book Encyclopedia Vol. 2, pp
8 CD-ROM CitationsYou need:Author (if available). “Title of Article,” Title of CD-ROM (underlined or in italics), (Edition or version). [CD- ROM]. City of Publication: Publisher, date of publication.Example:“Castle,” Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia. [CD-ROM. ] Redmond, WA : Microsoft, 1996.
9 World Wide Web Citations You need:Author. (if known) WWW page title (underlined or in italics).[Online] Available <full http address>, (enclosed in brackets) date of visit in parentheses.Example:Lee, Brian. About the Middle Ages . [Online] Available <http://geocities.com/Athens/6501/middle.html>, June 29, 1998.
10 CitationsYou need:Author. <Author’s address> “Subject line in posting.” Date of publication Personal . (Date of access).Example:Post, Itnote. “How to send .” January Personal . (September 1, 1998).
12 A Sample BibliographyAroldi, Susan. Fifth and Sixth Grade Bibliography. [Online] Available <http://idt.net/~saroldi/bibliography6.html.>, July 31, 1998.Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 4th Ed. New York : MLA,Marchant, Billy. Alien Cartoons. Marchant Productions, 1998.