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Format of a works cited page is as follows:

Begin a new page with your last name and the next page number in the upper
right-hand corner.

Type the heading Works Cited on the center of the page one inch

Double Space each entry and between each entry

Begin the first line of each entry even with the left margin, then indent all
subsequent lines of that entry five spaces from the left margin.

Double space each entry and between each entry.

Continue your list this way for all of your sources

In citing two or more works by the same author(s), give the name(s) the first entry
only. Thereafter, in place of the name(s) type three hyphens, add a period, skip two
spaces, and give the title
Generally three types of information are necessary for works cited entry:
the authors name
the complete title of the work
necessary publication information such as place and/or date of publication
book

Last name, First name. Title. Place of


publication: Publisher. Date.

magazine article

Encyclopedia Article
Unsigned

Last name, First name. Article


Title. Magazine Title. Date:
Page number(s).
Identifier. Encyclopedia Title.
Year.

WORKS CITED PAGE SAMPLE ENTRIES


(Note: all entries are fictitious)
PRINT SOURCES
BOOK, one author:
Last name, first name. Title. City of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
Huber, George. The Development of a Germ. Houston, TX: Free Press, 2000.
BOOK, two authors:
Last name, first name, and First and last name. Title. City of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
Franklin, Thomas, and Brain Jones. The Two Worlds. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
BOOK, three or more authors:
Last name, first name, et al. Title. City of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
Barkley, Lola, et al. The Great Old Towns. New York: Macmillan Press. 1998.
CHAPTER, from book or textbook:
Last name, first name. Chapter Title. Book Title. City of publication: publisher, date.
Example:

Welty, John. Chapter 11: The Great Depression. The Real American History. New York: Harton,
2001.
BOOK, unsigned:
Title. Place of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
A Guide to the Florida State Parks. Tallahassee: National Tourists Society, 1998.

BOOK, with author and editor:


Last name, first name. Chapter Title. Book Title. Editor. City of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
Lester, Vernon. Nepal. The Undeveloped Countries of the World. Ed. Henry Lee. Hampton.
Philadelphia: Lipton Press, 1998.
BOOK, edited:
Last name, first name, ed. Title. Place of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
Crumpton, Gwen, ed. Battles of the Civil War. New York: Century, 2001.
DICTIONARY:
Identifier. Title. Place of publication: publisher, date.
Example:
Anarchy. Websters Biographical Dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam,2003.
ENCYCLOPEDIA, signed article:
Last name, first name. Title of article. Title of book or publication. Date of edition.
Example:
Jones, Marylee. Blue Whales. Encyclopedia Americana. 1999 ed.
ENCYCLOPEDIA, unsigned article:
Title of article. Title of book or publication. Date of edition.
Example:
Franklin, Benjamin. Encyclopedia Britannica. 1992 ed.
ARTICLE from ANTHOLOGY:
Last name, first name. Title of Article. Title of Anthology. Editor. Place of publication: publisher,
date. Pages.
Example:
James, William. The Country Doctor. Nineteenth Century Short Story Collection. Ed. Leopold
Newton. New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1995. 52-57.
ARTICLE from a COLLECTION of VOLUMES, signed:
Last name, first name. Title of Article. Title of Anthology. Editor. Volume. Place of publication:
publisher, date. Pages.
Example:
Johnson, James. Mark Twain. American Writers. Ed. Leonard Unger. Vol. 3. New York: Charles
Scribners Sons, 2000. 987-993.
MAGAZINE ARTICLE, signed:
Last name, first name. Title of article. Title of Magazine. Date: page numbers.
Example:
Freeburg, Murray. Intellectuals and Other People. American Journalism Review. 6 Jan. 2001: 7586.
MAGAZINE ARTICLE, unsigned:
Tile of article. Title of Magazine. Date: page numbers.
Example:
Can the Fed Hang On? Business Week. 21 Aug 2001: 23-24.
NEWSLETTERS:
Article Title. Newsletter Title. Place of Publication: Organization publishing, year
Example:
The Florida Manatee. Wildlife Notes. Washington, D.C.: National Wildlife Federation, 2003.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE, signed:


Last name, first name. Article Title. Name of newspaper [City if not part of name] Date,
edition (if listed): page(s).
Example:
Guthrie, Arlo. Folk Singer Today. New York Times 31 Jan 1999, late ed.: A2.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE, unsigned:


Article Title. Name of newspaper [City if not part of name] Date, edition (if listed): page(s).
Example:
Art Funding in Danger. Orlando Sentinel 31 Jan. 1999, Lake ed.: C1.
PAMPHLET:
Treat pamphlets as books. If the pamphlet contains several articles, place the name of
the article before the title of the pamphlet. If the article is signed, the authors name should
precede the article title.
CHART, MAP, or POSTER:
Title. Map, chart, or poster. City of publication: Publisher, date.
Example:
Mongolian Territories. Map. New York: University, 2001.

[NOTE TO STUDENT: The last items in the newspaper entries refer to


the edition, section, and page of the newspaper. The example above is
cited from the Lake Edition, Section C, page 1. If all of this information is
not available, place a period after the last entry.]

NONPRINT SOURCES
CD-ROM:
Author (if given). Title of section. Title of publication. CD-ROM.
Edition, release, or version. City of publication: Publisher, year.
Example:
California Gold Rush. Microsoft Encarta. CD-ROM. 1999 ed. Los Angeles: Primer Press, 1999.
CLASS NOTES:
Last name, First name of lecturer. Topic. Location. Date.
Example:
Livingston, Alan. Lecture on Modern Poetry. University of Florida. 23 Jan. 2001.

COMMON INTERNET SOURCES:


All internet sources generally begin with: the name of the person who created the page or site (if
given); followed by the title of the information; date of last update (if given), name of organization

associated with the site; date of access (date material was accessed); and the network address (URL
bracketed by <>).
Author or creator, (Last name, First). Title. Name of site (Underlined). Date of last update. Name of
organization associated with site (if given). Date of access. URL (Use angle brackets).
Examples:

Website with author


Murray, Dr. Mildred, and Chuck Lampmann. Spains role in the American Revolution from the
Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. American Revolution.Org. 1999. 13 Nov. 2003.
<http://www.amerrolu.org/hispanic.htm.>.

Website without author


American Revolution. Kingston: Discover 300 years of New York history. 9 Oct. 2002. The
National Parks Service. 13 Nov. 2003. <http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/kingston/revolt.htm
>

Magazine article from a database


Diaz, Hector L. General Bernardo de Galvez: unsung hero of the American Revolution.
Cobblestone. 01 Nov. 2000. Elibrary.Bigchalk.Com. ProQuest company. 13 Nov. 2003.
<http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/elib/do/document?
set=search&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=6&urn=dXJuOmJpZ2NoYWxrOlV
TO0JDTGliO2RvY3VtZW50OzQyODYyMTgw>.

Encyclopedia article from a database


"American Revolution." Brittanica Intermediate Encyclopedia. 09 Dec. 2002.
Elibrary.Bigchalk.Com. ProQuest Company. 13 Nov. 2003.
<http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/elib/do/document?
set=refdesk&groupid=1&requestid=lib_reference&resultid=2&urn=dXJuOmJpZ2NoYWxrOl
VTO0JDTGliO2RvY3VtZW50OzcxMDUyNjYx>.
INTERVIEW:
Person interviewed. Type of interview. Contact Information. Date.
Example:
Bill Farmer. Phone interview. Email - farmerj@yahoo.com. 12 Jan. 1998.
FILM:
Title. Director or producer. Medium (unless film). Distributor, Date.
Example:
Its a Wonderful Life. Dir. Frank Capra. RKO, 1999.
SPEECH:
Speaker. Title. Sponsoring organization. Location. Date.
Example:
Reagan, Ronald. State of the Union Address. Washington, D.C., 23 Jan. 1997.
TELEVISION OR RADIO PROGRAM:
Title of episode or segment. Performer, narrator, director, or author. Title of program. Network.
Call letters (if any), City, Date, Date(s).
Example:
Science. Nova. PBS. WGHS, Houston, 11 May 2002.

VIDEO:
Title. Director or producer. Video. Distributor, Date.
Example:
Doctor Falcon. Dir. Stephen Mochia. Video. Century Fox, 1995.