Purpose of Bibliography Gives authors credit for their work Gives important information about the resources used Allows the reader to be able to locate the resources to find additional information Tells the title, author, type of resource, copyright date, publication company, page numbers, & web address
Book with 1 author Burgess, John E. Watching Washington Grow into Manhood. New York: Franklin Thomas Publishing, 1948. Author (last name, first name, middle initial). Title of book. State where work was published: Name of publishing company, copyright date.
Magazine Gordon, Lawrence. “What’s the Truth about George Washington?” George. July, 1995:24-29. Author (Last name, first name). “Title of article.” Name of magazine. Date magazine was printed (month, year): page numbers.
Encyclopedia “Washington, George.” World Book Encyclopedia. 1964. “Topic researched.” Name of encyclopedia. Date of publication.
Website Anderson, John. “Cutting Down the Cherry Tree.” Retrieved November 12, 2008, from www.georgewashington.com. Author (last name, first name). “Title of article or webpage.” Retrieved (date website found), from (web address).