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WORKS CITED Heading is centered, in Times New Roman, size 12 font. NO underline, NO bold! Alphabetize list by author last name, or webpage, or website name. First line of each entry is at left margin; second and third lines indented at ½” Double-space throughout your works cited page. See handout for typing instructions.
REQUIRED INFORMATION FROM AN ELECTRONIC SOURCE Editor, author, or compiler name. Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site, date of resource creation. Medium of Publication. Date of access.* You must try to find all of the information listed above. You will enter the information that you do have in the same order that is listed above. *Date of access means the day you looked at the website.
WHOLE WEBSITE Editor, author, or compiler name. Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site, date of resource creation. Medium of Publication. Date of access. For example: Felluga, Dino. Guide to Literary and Critical Theory. Purdue U., 28 Nov. 2003. Web. 10 May 2006. Remember : The name of the site is in italics The second lines and on are indented ½” Date is in British format – Day Month Year Double spacing is used throughout
A PAGE ON A WEB SITE “How to Make Vegetarian Chili.” eHow. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2009 Remember: Write “n.d.” if no publishing date is given Write “n.p.” if no publisher name is available
ARTICLE IN A WEB MAGAZINE Bernstein, Mark. “10 Tips on Writing the Living Web.” A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites. A List Apart Mag., 16 Aug. 2002 Web. 4 May 2009. For additional examples go to the OWL @ Purdue. (Type into Google) Look for MLA format guide on the left side of the webpage.
REQUIRED INFORMATION FROM A PRINT SOURCE Name of the author, editor, compiler, or translator Title of the work (italicized) Edition used (if applicable) Number(s) of the volume(s) used (if applicable) City of publication, name of the publisher, and year of publication Medium of publication consulted (Print)
PRINT SOURCE EXAMPLES Book: Franke, Damon. A Study of Medieval Clothing. New York, Harcourt Brace 2008. Print. Article from a reference source: Jödicke, Ansgar. “Alchemy.” Religion Past and Present: Encyclopedia of Theology and Religion. Ed. Hans Dieter Betz, Don S. Browning, Bernd Janowski, and Eberhard Jüngel. Vol. 1. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Print. Article: Piper, Andrew. “Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything.” PMLA 121.1 (2006): 124-38. Print.
IN-TEXT CITATIONS In-text citations are used to refer the reader to the Works Cited page for more information. In-text citations should be short and readable. Examples: For information from a specific source and page: Author and page number: (Dunaj 32). Cite just the author if no page number given, such as on a website: (Sheridan). If a work does not have an author, cite its title: (“The Eleventh Hour”).
IN-TEXT CITATIONS- CONTINUED Facts are documented with in-text citations: Science is considered the wackiest subject amongst middle schoolers (Allexy 108). If you name the author first, you only need to put the page number in parenthesis: According to Elizabeth Brown, art is good for the soul (237). Shorten names of long webpages/sites/titles: “The Source of All Information on Medieval Weapons from Around the World According to Olberding” (“The Source”).