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Works Consulted/Cited

Print Source ­ Single Volume

1. Name of the author, editor, compiler, or translator (If none listed, begin entry with the title.) 2. Title of the work (italicized) 3. Edition (if stated on the title page) 4. City of publication, name of the publisher, year of publication (or copyright date) 5. Medium of publication consulted (print)

MLA Style Sheet

English Language Arts Standard 1.5: Students will use a standard form to give credit in a bibliography or works consulted list.

Important Information:

· Indent the second and all following lines by 1/2 inch. · Shorten the publisher's name. · When more than one city is listed for the same publisher, use only the first city listed. · Use the conjunction "and" and not an ampersand {&}, when listing multiple authors of a single work. · Title your citation page: Works Consulted/Cited · Arrange your entries in alphabetical order by the first letter of the entry (this does not include articles ­the, a, an.) There are several styles used to cite references. The two most commonly used are MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association.) Regardless of which one you use, remember that the goal of citing sources it to be able to locate that source based on the information you provide. Citing From the Online Student Resource Center:

The correct format for citing an article from this database is located at the very end of each article. Copy it as it is written.

Examples: Mouse, Mickey. Ears Make the Mouse. Los Angeles:Disney Press, 2004. Print. Smith, Art and Janet Jones. Mammals. Boston:Delacourt Press, 2003. Print. rd Tannen, Deborah, ed. Poetry is Fun. 3 edition. New York:Schribner and Sons, 2003. Print. The United States Marine Corp. Mankato: Lerner Press, 2009. Print.

Print Source ­Reference Book ­ Single and Multiple Volume (encyclopedia, dictionary, etc.)

1. Name of the author, editor, compiler, or translator (If none listed, begin entry with the title.) 2. Title of the article (in quotation marks) 3. Title of the work (italicized) 4. Edition (if stated on the title page) 5. Number of volume used OR if using more than one volume in the set, state the total number of volumes in the set.) 6. City of publication, name of the publisher, year of publication (or copyright date) 7. Medium of publication consulted (print)

Example: "China." The Encyclopedia Americana. 2004 ed. Print. Green, William. "Japan." WorldBook Encyclopedia. 2009 ed. Print. Schmidt, Arthur, ed. "Tuberculosis." Sick: Diseases and Conditions. Vol. 4. New York:Macmillan, 2006. Print.



1. Name of the author, compiler, director, editor, narrator, performer, or translator of the work. 2. Title of the work (italicized if the work is independent in roman type and quotation marks if the work is part of a larger work) 3. Title of the overall web site (italicized) if different from item 2 4. Publisher or sponsor for the site. If not available, use N.p. for "no publisher." 5. Date of publication (day, month, year) if available. If nothing is available, use n.d. for "no date." 6. Medium of publication (Web.) 7. Date you accessed the web site (day, month, year.) 8. URL address in angle brackets < >

Important: 1. Not all this information will be available. Provide all that you can in the order and style described. 2. For each web site you use, print out the homepage of the website and one page of the material you are using for research.

Examples: Dinosaurs in Hawaii! Honolulu Community College, n.d. Web. 6 Aug. 2009. <>. "The Swine Flu Scare." Cable News Network, 21 March. 2009. Web. 21 July, 2009. < > Wonka, Willie. Chocolate Addicts Inc. Hershey Co., n.d. Web. 6 Aug. 2009. <>.

***What do I do if ...

If you are in doubt about writing a citation, copy down the following information and ask for help arranging it:

Author Title Publisher, city of publication, and date of publication If you are using an encyclopedia or a magazine, the title of the article and the pages on which the article appears, and the number of the volume you are using. If you are using the Internet, copy the following information AND print out the home page: date you got the information address of the website title of the website (Hint: look at the top of the opening page) any other information such as the name of sponsor of the sight.


There are two kinds of interviews: · Interviews conducted by the researcher · Published in print or broadcast on TV, radio, DVD, etc. Include the following information, when appropriate, in your citation:

1. Name of person interviewed 2. If the interview is part of a recording or publication, put the title in quotation marks. 3. If the interview was published independently, italicize the title. 4. If published or broadcast, include station designation and city. 5. If you conduct the interview, note: Personal Interview. 6. Date of the publication or of the interview 7. If the interview is taken from Radio, Television, DVD, Print, etc.) state the medium.

Examples: Spielberg, Steven. Personal interview. 22 July, 2009. Wiesel, Elie. "Interview with Oprah Winfrey." Oprah Winfrey Show. ABC. KABC, Los Angeles. 10 Apr. 2002. Television.

Work Cited: MLA Handbook for Writers of th Research Papers. 7 ed. New York: The Modern Language Assoc. of America, 2009. Print. EasyBib Online source for documenting in MLA format:


Works Consulted/Cited Work Sheet

Name: Period: Subject:

1. Fill in the appropriate section below for each and every source you consult. 2. You will be putting this information into a standard citation form for your Works Consulted/Cited

*You will need all this information before you use EasyBib! 1. Print SourceSingle Volume


AUTHOR (last name, first name.) : CITY


TITLE (in italics)

, . Print.


2. Print Source ­Single Volume


AUTHOR (last name, first name.) :


TITLE (in italics)

, . Print.


If there are two or three authors listed on the title page, they are written: Jones, Paul G and Mary W. Smith. For example: Jones, Mary J and Paul Smith. Yukon Madness: The Rush for Gold. NewYork: Random House, Inc., 2005. Print.

3. Website

. . " ."


. Web. < >.


DATE (day month, year)



Example: 25 November, 2009.

4. Website

. . "


." . Web. < >.



DATE (date of access)


Example: 25 November, 2009.

Example: "Measles." CDC. 4 July. 2009. Web. <>.


5. Print Source Reference Book " ."


AUTHOR (last name, first name.) TITLE OF ARTICLE . ed. Vol. VOL. #

BOOK TITLE (Italics!) EDITOR ­ ( if listed on title page) EDITION Statement


. . Print.


City Publisher ©Date

nd Example: "Frederick Douglas." Biographies of the Civil War. Andrew Smith, ed. 2 ed. Vol 2. Atlanta:Southern Publications, 2005. Print.

Important: Not all books have an editor, an author, or even list an edition statement. If this information is not available, move on to the next chunk of information. This example does not list an author, so it begins with the title of the article.

6. Web Source SIRS Discoverer Database (Click on Source & Summary at the top of the article and fill in) " ."


AUTHOR (last name, first name.) TITLE OF ARTICLE : . Original source of article Date of original source: Page Numbers. Name of Database.



Medium Date Accessed < URL >.

Example: Hoffmann, Kate. "What Cat is That?" Ranger Rick. March 2009:1620. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 25 February, 2009 . < >.


1. A multivolume reference set may have an author listed on the title page. If it does not have an author listed on the title page, check the beginning and the end of the article. It may or may not list an author there. If it does not, leave the AUTHOR line blank. 2. Editors correct and arrange material within a book. An editor may or may not be listed on the title page of the encyclopedia. If it does list the editor, write it on the EDITOR line ­ first name, last name, ed. For example: Samuel Smith, ed. If not editor is listed, leave the line blank. 3. List the number of volume you used on the VOL line.

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