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Bibliographies By: Laura S. Ms. Valley’s Library Media Class How to Cite sources
What is a Bibliography A list of resources used to create an assignment or project. It should be in alphabetical order by the author’s last name Websites should be listed in alphabetical order by their title
Citing A book Author’s last name followed by a comma and first name followed by a period The title underlined and followed by a period place of publication followed by a colon publisher followed by a comma Copyright date followed by a period Example: Speare, Elizabeth. The bronze bow. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1989.
Citing Encyclopedias or Dictionaries Example: Janos, Adam G. "Cold War." Encyclopedia Americana. 1996 ed. Author of the article’s last name followed by a comma, and first name followed by a period The articles title within double quotes followed by a period The Encyclopedias or Dictionaries title underlined and followed by a period Copyright year followed by “ed.”
Citing Web sites Author’s last name followed by a comma Author’s first name followed by a period Title of webpage followed by a period Date last revised or published Date you visited the website the URL address inside <> Example: Lowe, Wesley. Pro Death Penalty Web Page. Nov. 2001. 22 Oct. 2002 <http://www.wesleylowe.com/cp.html>.
Citing Poems or Short Stories Author of the poem, or short story Title of poem or short story Editors Place of publication & publisher Page numbers Example: Kaufman, Bob. "Blues Note." The Beat Book. Ed. Anne Waldman. Boston: Shambhala, 1996. 303.
Citing Newspaper Articles Citing Newspaper Articles Author(s) of the article Full title of the article Title of the newspaper Section and page numbers Date of publication Example: Tabor, Mary B. W. "Despite Low Prestige and Pay, More Answer the Call to Teach: College Students are Increasingly Showing Interest in Teaching Profession." New York Times 11 Jul. 1999: N1+.
Citing Magazines Author’s last name followed by a comma Author’s first name followed by a period Article title followed by a period inside double quotes Magazine title underlined and followed by a period Volume and issue numbers Year of publication followed by a colon Page numbers Example: Keil, Kristi Lockhart. "An Intimate Profile of Generation X." American Enterprise, a National Magazine of Politics, Business, and Culture. Jan.-Feb. 1998: 49+
Citing theses Author Title followed by a period inside double quotes Academic institution followed by a comma Year of publication followed by a period Example: Matson, Diane Marie. "Accountability, Task Structure, and Evidence Evaluations in an Audit Review Process." Diss. University of Minnesota, 1997.