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Works Cited Forms and Samples 

Print Resources 

Book with one author:

 Reverse the author’s name (Last, First).Author. Title. Place of publication: Publisher, Year. Medium of publication.

 Meyer, Stephenie. Breaking Dawn. New York: Little, Brown, 2008. Print. 

Book with two or three authors:

Reverse the first author’s name, but not the others.Author, and Author. Title. Place of publication: Publisher, Year. Medium of publication.

 Patterson, James and Michael Ledwidge. The Dangerous Days of Daniel X. New York:Little, Brown, 2008. Print. 

Encyclopedia article:

Author (if given). “Title of Article.” Title of Encyclopedia. Edition year. Medium ofpublication. 

Tierney, Kevin. “Scopes Trial.” World Book Encyclopedia. 2007 ed. Print. 

Magazine article:

Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical Day Month Year: page(s). Medium ofpublication.

 Link, Matthew. “The World According to Mickey.” Time 7 Dec. 2009: 100. Print.

 Newspaper article:

 Author(s). “Title of Article.” Name of Newspaper [City, state if not stated in name ofnewspaper] Day Month Year: page(s). Medium of publication. 

Spolar, Matthew. “At a Fork in the Road Dispute.” Concord Monitor [NH] 8 Dec. 2009:A1, A3. Print.  

Electronic Resources 

Magazine article from the Internet (free Web, not a subscription database):

 Author. “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical Day Month Year. Medium of publication.Access date. . 

Link, Matthew. “The World According to Mickey.” Time 7 Dec. 2009. Web. 15 Dec.2009. 

            http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1942948,00.html. 

Periodical article from an online database (EBSCO, NewsBank, Facts on File,Biography Resource Center, CQ Researcher):

Determine the type of periodical (magazine, scholarly journal, or newspaper). Use theformat for the print version, followed by the name of the database, medium ofpublication, access date, and URL (optional). 

Magazine:

Link, Matthew. “The World According to Mickey.” Time 7 Dec. 2009. MAS Ultra- SchoolEdition. Web. 16 Dec. 2009.

      http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ulh&AN=45510268&site=ehost-live. 

Scholarly journal:

Billitteri, Thomas J. "The Value of a College Education." CQ Researcher 19.41 (2009):981-1004. CQ Researcher. Web. 16 Dec.

     2009.http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2009112000. 

Newspaper:

Spolar, Matthew. “At a Fork in the Road Dispute.” Concord Monitor [NH] 8 Dec. 2009:A1. Web. America’s Newspapers. 16 Dec. 

     2009.http://docs.newsbank.com 

Entire Website:

Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number (ifavailable). Publisher or sponsor of the site (or N.p.), date of creation or lastupdate (or n.d.). Medium of publication. Access date. URL:optional.

 The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The Writing Lab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U,2009. Web. 15 Dec. 2009.

     http://owl.english.purdue.edu/. 

Single page from a Website:

Author (if available). “Title of Article or Page.” Name of Site. Publisher or sponsor of thesite (or N.p.), date on webpage (or n.d.). Medium of publication. Access date.. 

Yeomans, Don. "2012 – A Scientific Reality Check." NASA.gov. NASA, 10 Nov. 2009.Web. 10 Dec. 2009.

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