Research Papers - Works Cited & Formatting Sources
Research Papers Drafting (Works Cited) PLEASE take notes!
Creating a Works Cited Page• First, properly format all of your sources, then list them on your “Works Cited” page in alphabetical order.• You may not have every piece of information requested, but put everything that you can and get as close to the example as possible.
EncyclopediaAuthor (if available, last name first). Article title (in quotation marks). Title of the encyclopedia (underlined). Edition (if available). Date published. Print.“Sodium Chloride.” Columbia Encyclopedia. 2000. Print.
BooksAuthor or editor (last name first). Title (underlined). City where the book was published: Publisher, copyright date. Print.Kurlansky, Mark. Salt: A World History. East Rutherford, NJ: Penguin USA, 2007. Print.
MagazinesAuthor (last name first). Article title (in quotation marks). Title of the magazine (underlined) Date (day month year): Page numbers of article. Print.Hallett, Don. “The Wieliczka Salt Mine.” Geology Today Sept./Oct. 2006: 182-185. Print.
NewspapersAuthor (if available, last name first). Article title (in quotation marks). Title of the newspaper (underlined) Date (day month year), edition (if listed): Section letter and page numbers of the article. Print.Tanner, Beccy. “Salt Mine Museum Could Spark Tourist Trade.” Wichita Eagle 8 May 2004: A9. Print.
InternetAuthor (if available). Page title (in quotation marks). Site Title (underlined). Name of sponsor (if avaialble). Date posted (day month year, if available). Web. Date found. <web address>“Dry (Rock Salt) Mining.” Salt Institute. Salt Institute. 10 May 2008. Web. 14 Apr. 2010. <http://www. saltinstitute.org/content/dry-mining.html>
Film, Video, Etc.**not from YouTube, etc. – those are listed as internet references**Title (underlined). Director (if available). Distributor, date released. Type of medium (filmstrip, slide program, etc.).Modern Marvels: Salt Mines. A&E Television Networks Video, 2004. VHS.
Letter or Email to the Author (Yourself)Writer (last name first). Subject line title (if any, in quotation marks). Type of message (“Letter to the author” or “Email to the author”). Date addressed (day month year).Sasser, Amy. Email to mine manager. 4 May 2010.
Remember the Homework• Write your opening paragraph, complete with thesis statement.• Create an outline to give me the direction of where you are going on the paper.• Due on Friday, January 25th, 2013 at the beginning of class.• Worth 100 points. Do not earn a zero!