Noodle Tools Citing Sources from Gale Literature Resource Center : BOOK ENTRY
How do you know if your source a Journal or Book? ~Scan the “Source” section for dates:A journal has a season and issue number.A book has a year for the date, as well as Publication details,such as the city and publisher.
Our example is a book. It doesn’t show a year at the-It was in print originally top, so if you aren’t sure, click-It is now available online on the “Source” for more information You will then see that this source is a reference book.
Begin with “Book.” This is the format of your source. You will be able to note that you found it in a database in a few steps.
Next you will be asked alittle more about yourreference book.The wizard wants toknow:*What type of referencebook. Chooseencyclopedia, since youhave a reference bookwith articles.*If it was originallyprinted, select “yes,”because you have theoriginal publication info.
Noodle Tools Now we’re at the entry screen. Only 3 steps, and you’re done! Step 1: Enter in Basic information Title of Article Author of ArticleTitle of Reference Book Our source
If you’re missing page #’s, skip it. Step 2: Info about the Print Reference Book. Scroll to the bottom of the article, since we were missing some information at the top of the article: Editor Publication Information
Step 3: Database Information The Database is: Literature Resource CenterThe wizard willautomatically enterin your date ofaccess.MLA no longerrequires a URL. It’s Our sourceunnecessary to useone if your source isa Database. (doublecheck with yourteacher)
You’re almost finished!Click on “Check for Errors” to allow the wizard to double checkyour information. If you’re not sure about its suggestions, checkwith your teacher or Mrs. Hill.Then click “Generate Citation” and here is your finished citation. ~Created by Pamela Hill 2012