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Purpose The purpose of citing your sources is to inform the reader of where your information came from. By citing your sources, you are proving that you are an expert on the topic you have written about. Citing your sources also prevents plagiarism. Finally, citing your sources makes your argument credible. You have no claim if you have no textual evidence!
Basic Rules Works Cited comes at the end of your paper and is on a separate sheet of paper. The title is to be centered and labeled “Works Cited”. The works cited should be double spaced and not have spaces between entries. This page should have the same font size and style as your paper. All lines of the citation are indented EXCEPT the first line. Citations should be listed in alphabetical order.
General Guidelines The first page should include: Your name, your instructor’s name, the course, and date. This should be types in the upper left hand corner and should be double spaced. The title should be below this information, centered in the middle of the page, and should be the same font as the rest of your paper.
General Guidelines Cont. The paper, and therefore the Works Cited page should be: Double Spaced 12 pt. Times New Roman font One space after periods/punctuation marks 1 in. margins Indent the first line of each paragraph Number pages in the Header with your last name (Example: Buenger 1, Buenger 2, etc.)
Works Cited Book With One Author Author’s last name, first name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print. Example: Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Print
In Your Small Group One person from your group retrieve a book (a novel) from the book shelf. As a group, cite your source. Each group member needs to write it in his or her notes.
Book with More Than One Author Author’s Last name, First name, and First name Last name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print. *Note: Authors should be listed alphabetically by last name. *Note: If there is an edition, then the edition number goes after the title and before the city of publication.
With your group cite your textbook. Each group member needs to write this in his or her notes.
Periodicals – Newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Print. Example: Poniewozik, James. “TV Makes a Too-Close Call.” Time 20 Nov. 2000: 70-71. Print.
One member from your group retrieve a newspaper OR magazine from the front table. As a group, cite this source. Each group member needs this written down in his or her notes.
Website Editor, author, or compiler name. “Title of Web Page.” Title of Web Site. Publishing Organization, Day Month Year Published. Web. Day Month Year accessed. Example: Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory. Purdue U, 28 Nov. 2003. Web. 12, Nov. 2013. *Note: Some instructors will ask for the URL in the citation as well. If so, write the citation after the date of access.
As a group, cite the following source. Each group member needs the source written in his or her notes. Source Info: Title: SeaWorld challenges ban limiting interaction between whale and trainer Author: Vivian Kuo Name of Site: CNN U.S. Publishing Organization: Cable News Network Date Published: November 12, 2013 Date Retrieved: November 12, 2013 URL: http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/12/us/seaworld- court-challenge/index.html?hpt=us_c1http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/12/us/seaworld- court-challenge/index.html?hpt=us_c1
Works Cited The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 2010. Web. 12 Nov. 2013. OR The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 2010. Web. 12 Nov. 2013. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/6 77/01/. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/6 77/01/