Works Cited/Bibliography
Citing Traditional Resources

When gathering information from different sources for a report, it is important to cite or note where the information came from. Below are examples of how to create a work cited page. If you need a second line, be sure to indent that second line and double space.

Book by one author:
      1. Author, last name first.
      2. Title of book.
      3. City of publication:
      4. Publisher, date of publication.

Example:
Stone, Lynn. Lions. Vero Beach: Rourke Enterprises, 1989.
Book with two authors:
      1. Authors, in order they are listed on the title page.
      2. Title of book.
      3. City of publication:
      4. Publisher, date of publication.

Example:
Green, Carl R, and William R. Sanford. African Lion. Mankato: Crestwood House, 1987.
Book with no author:
      1. Title of book.
      2. City of publication:
      3. Publisher, date of publication.

Example:
Looking Back at Sending Messages. Needham: Schoolhouse Press, Inc., 1988.
Encyclopedia and other familiar reference books:
      1. Author of article (if available).
      2. "Title of article."
      3. Title of book.
      4. Date of edition. (Volume and page number not necessary if articles are arranged
      alphabetically).

Example:
Schaller, George B. "Lion." World Book Encyclopedia. 2005.

Example (if no author):
"Lions." Amazing Animals of the World. 1995.
Article in a periodical (magazines, newspapers):
      1. Author (if available).
      2. "Title of article."
      3. Periodical title. date: page.

Example:
Churchman, Deborah. "Pride and Joy." Ranger Rick. Apr. 2005: 32-37.

Example (if no author is available):
"Lions." Zoobooks. Mar. 1992: 9-12.
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