Citing sources

  • Citing Sources

    • OWL (Online Writing Lab-Using MLA Format)

    MLA: Print Sources

    (Note: due to the formatting present on this website I was unable to indent second and third lines.  Entries exceeding one line should be indented 5 spaces or one tab when composing a Works Cited) 

    Book (one author)

    Blackmore, Susan.  The French and Indian War: An IntroductionNew York: Putnam, 2003. 

    Book (two or three authors)

    Madden, Robert and Mark Fulton.  Japanese Internment Camps. Boston: Houghton, 2000. 

    Book (more than three authors)

    Gelman, Sarah, et al.  Water Pollution.  New York: F. Watts, 1990. 

    Book (editor)

    Brooks, Walter, ed.  Water Animals for Your Microscope.  New York: McGraw, 1998. 

    Encyclopedia Article (unsigned)

    "Black Holes."  World Book1997 ed. 

    Encyclopedia Article (signed)

    Connor, David.  "Astronomy."  Compton's Encyclopedia1998 ed. 

    Article in a Reference Book (single or multivolume) 

    "Multiple Sclerosis."  Diseases.  Ed. Bryan Bunch.  Vol. 4. Danbury, CT: Grolier, 1996. 

    MLA: Electronic Sources

    General Web Site

    Author (if available).  "Title of site or web page."  Copyright date or revision date (if available).  Institution or organization associated with site.  Date material accessed. 

    "Wally World Camping Resort."  1997.  Resort Services Inc.  21 Nov. 2004. <http://www.wallyworldresort.com>

    Database: World Book Online

    Steffen, Jerome.  "Westward Movement in America."  World Book Online Reference Center.  2004.  World Book, Inc.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  21 Nov. 2005.  http://www.worldbookonline.com.

    Database: Student Resource Center

    "Lance Armstrong."  UXL Biographies.  2003.  Student Resource Center.  Gale.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  28 Oct. 2005. http://galenet.group.com.

    Database: SIRS Discoverer

    "Western Roundup."  Time for Kids.  15 March 2002.  SIRS Discoverer.  ProQuest Information and Learning.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  14 Oct. 2005.  http://www.sirs.com.

    Database: Elibrary

    Brady, Tom.  "How to Throw a Perfect Spiral."  Sports Illustrated for Kids.  3 Nov. 2003.  ELibrary.  ProQuest Information and Learning.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  16 Sept. 2005.  <http://elibrary.bigchalk.com>. 

    Database: Issues & Controversies on File   

    "Terrorism Warnings."  Issues & Controversies.  29 Oct. 2004.  FACTS.com.  Facts on File News Services.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  20 Nov. 2005.  <http://www.2facts.com>.

    Database: CultureGrams

    "Mexico: Greetings."  CultureGrams World Edition.  2004.  ProQuest.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  25 Oct. 2005.  http://online.culturegrams.com.

    Database: InfoTrac (Junior Edition K-12)

    Petit, Charles.  "At the Shore of a Red Sea."  U.S. News & World Report 2004: April 5: 136.  InfoTrac Junior Edition.  Thomson Gale.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  5 Dec. 2005.  http://infotrac.galegroup.com

    Database: InfoTrac (Health Reference Center)

    Frey, Rebecca.  "Diptheria."  Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.  2001 Jan Health Reference Center Academic.  Thomson Gale.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  2004 Nov. 20.  http://infotrac.galegroup.com

    Database: EBSCO

    "What is El NINO?"  World Almanac for Kids 2005: 295.  MasterFILE Select EBSCOHost.  Connor Middle School Library, Grand Island, NY.  24 Oct. 2004.  http://search.epnet.com.

    Online Images (photos, pictures)

    "Egyptian pharaoh."  [online image]  Available: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/Egypt

     

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