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1 How to Write a Bibliography Riverchase Middle School Media Center

2 What is a Bibliography? A bibliography is a list of sources you use in writing a report Bibliography is a Latin word meaning a list of books Biblio=Books Graphy=List Bibliography=list of books

3 When Do We Have to Write a Bibliography? Science Fair Projects Research Reports Anytime you use someone elses idea in a project.

4 Why Do We Have to Write a Bibliography? Ideas come from many sources You must give credit to your sources for their ideas You are guilty of plagiarism if you claim someone elses ideas as your own.

5 Book Citations You need: Author. Title of Book (underlined or in italic). City of publication: Publisher, date of publication. Example: Cole, Joanna. Magic School Bus Plants Seeds. New York: Scholastic, 1995.

6 Magazine Citations You need: Author (if you can find it). Title of Article. Periodical Title (underlined or in italics) date: page. Example: McKelway, Margaret. The Case of the King Who Was Crazy for Castles. National Geographic World Aug. 1996: 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. Example: Pickard, Don. Balloons. World Book Encyclopedia You need:

8 CD-ROM Citations Author (if available). Title of Article. Title of Product (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) Title of Article. Title of Complete Work (underlined or in italics). (enclosed in brackets) (date of visit in parentheses). Example: Lee, Brian. About the Middle Ages. (June 29, 1998).

10 Citations You need: Author. Subject line in posting. Date of publication. Personal . (Date of access). Example: Post, Itnote. How to send January Personal . (September 1, 1998).

11 A Sample Bibliography Aroldi, Susan. Fifth and Sixth Grade Bibliography. Instructional Media Center. { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "ImageObject", "contentUrl": "http://images.slideplayer.com/762223/2/slides/slide_10.jpg", "name": "A Sample Bibliography Aroldi, Susan.Fifth and Sixth Grade Bibliography.", "description": "Instructional Media Center.


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