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SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
GUIDE TO PREPARING BIBLIOGRAPHY / WORKS CITED

When doing research and writing a report, it is always necessary to name the source(s) of your information. This list of sources is called a bibliography / works cited. A bibliography should be listed alphabetically. The second line of an entry should be indented. Skip a line after each entry.


FOR A BOOK:
Author’s last name, first name. Title of book. Place of publication: Publisher, copyright year.

Example:
Fogle, Bruce. Training Your Dog. New York: DK Publishing, 2001.

If you only used part of a book:
Fogle, Bruce. Training Your Dog. New York: DK Publishing, 2001, pp. 50-55.


FOR AN ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE THAT IS SIGNED:
Article author’s last name, first name. "Title of article." Name of encyclopedia. Copyright year. Volume number, page(s).

Example:
Clark, William W. "Gothic Art." World Book Encyclopedia. 2002.
Volume 8, pp.277-278.


FOR AN ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE THAT ISN’T SIGNED:
"Title of article." Name of encyclopedia. Copyright year. Volume number, page(s).

Example:
"Golden Retriever." World Book Encyclopedia. 1999. Volume 8, p.255.


FOR A MAGAZINE OR NEWSPAPER ARTICLE:
Article author’s last name, first name. "Title or headline of article." Name of magazine or newspaper. Date of magazine or newspaper, page(s).

Example:
McGill, Kristy. "A Baltic Scramble." Faces. May, 2003, p. 27.


FOR AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS:
Title of material. Type of material. Place of publication: Publisher, copyright date.

Example:
Bizet’s Dream. Videotape. New York: Sony Wonder, 1998.


FOR A CD-ROM:
"Article title." CD-ROM title. CD-ROM. Copyright date.

Example:
"Titanic Disaster." Encarta 99 Encyclopedia. CD-ROM. 1999.


FOR AN INTERVIEW:
Name of person interviewed (last name first). Kind of interview. Date.

Example:
Watson, Cosmo. Personal interview. July 29, 2003.

Your finished bibliography should be alphabetized by the first word of the entry, and will look something like this:

BIBLIOGRAPHY/WORKS CITED

Bizet’s Dream. Videotape. New York: Sony Wonder, 1998.

Clark, William W. "Gothic Art." World Book Encyclopedia. 2002.
Volume 8, pp. 284-286.

DiStefano, Vince. "Guidelines for Better Writing." [Online] Available
http://www.usa.net/~vinced/home/better-writing.html, October 5, 2002.

Fogle, Bruce. Training Your Dog. New York: DK Publishing, 2001, pp. 50-55.

"Golden Retriever." World Book Encyclopedia. 1999. Volume 8, p.255.

McGill, Kristy. "A Baltic Scramble." Faces. May, 2003, p. 27.

"Titanic Disaster." Encarta 99 Encyclopedia. CD-ROM. 1999.

Watson, Cosmo. Personal interview. July 29, 2003.