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1 Study Skills Works Cited Part I

2 Definition “Works Cited” refers to the list of books, magazines, newspapers or other references mentioned in the bibliography of a research paper. This list should appear at the end of the paper and respect these rules:

3 I- General Format

4 1. It should appear at the end of the paper on a separate page: CorrectIncorrect Works Cited Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo. London: Penguin Books, London: Penguin Books, Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. London: Vintage, Imperialism. London: Vintage, Therefore, the novelist uses such techniques to cast more light on the protagonist’s major flaw. Works Cited Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo. London: Penguin Books, London: Penguin Books, Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. London: Vintage, Imperialism. London: Vintage,

5 2. It should be neither underlined nor put in quotation marks. It should be simply centered: CorrectIncorrectIncorrect Works Cited “Works Cited” Works Cited

6 3. The entries should be arranged alphabetically: CorrectIncorrect Works Cited Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo. London: Penguin Books, London: Penguin Books, Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. London: Vintage, Imperialism. London: Vintage, Works Cited Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. London: Vintage, Imperialism. London: Vintage, Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo. London: Penguin Books, London: Penguin Books, 1994.

7 4. When an entry contains more than one work by the same author, the works should be listed alphabetically by title. CorrectIncorrect Works Cited Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. London: Vintage, Imperialism. London: Vintage, Orientalism. London: Routledge, Routledge, The World, the Text, and the Critic. London: the Critic. London: Vintage, Vintage, Works Cited Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. London: Vintage, Imperialism. London: Vintage, The World, the Text, and the Critic. London: the Critic. London: Vintage, Vintage, Said, Edward. Orientalism. London: Routledge, London: Routledge, 1978.

8 II- Capitalization &Punctuation

9 1. Titles of works should be capitalized: CorrectIncorrectIncorrect Culture and Imperialism Culture and imperialism culture and imperialism

10 2. Articles, short prepositions and conjunctions should not be capitalized unless they start titles or subtitles: CorrectIncorrectIncorrect The Middle East and Central Asia: An Anthropological Approach The Middle East and Central Asia: an Anthropological Approach the Middle East And Central Asia: an Anthropological Approach

11 3. Titles of larger works should be underlined or written in italics: CorrectIncorrect NostromoNostromoNostromo“Nostromo”Novel The Tempest “The Tempest” Play

12 4. Titles of shorter works should be enclosed in double quotation marks: CorrectIncorrect “Vanity” VanityVanity‘Vanity’Poem “Negotiations Fail” Negotiations Fail ‘Negotiations Fail’ Article

13 III- Presentation

14 Each entry should contain thorough information in the following order: Author’s nameAuthor’s name Book’s titleBook’s title Name of the editor, translator or compilerName of the editor, translator or compiler EditionEdition Number of volumeNumber of volume Name of seriesName of series Place of publicationPlace of publication Name of publisherName of publisher Date of publicationDate of publication


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