How to Write a Bibliography
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings     The free bird leaps on the back of the win and floats downstream till the current ends...
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings The caged bird sings with fearful trill of the things unknown but longed for still and is ...
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his t...
Tips • The book or magazine title is always underlined in a bibliography ! • If a citation is more than one line long, ind...
Book Citations: Bibliographic citations for books vary. These examples can help you write your bibliography for many types...
Book with one author: Higham, Cindy.  Snowflakes for All Seasons.  Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 2004. The author is listed...
Book with two authors: Rhatigan, Joe and Newcomb, Rain.  Prize Winning Science Fair Projects for Curious Kids.    New York...
Signed articles: Dundes, Alan. “Magic.”  World Book Encyclopedia . Volume 13. Chicago: World  Book Inc., 2005. The name of...
Unsigned articles: “Human Spaceflight.”  Compton’s Encyclopedia.  Volume 22. Chicago, Encyclopedia,  Britannica, 2004. Pre...
Magazines and Newspapers: Magazines and newspapers are good sources for locating current information. When citing a magazi...
Signed articles: Keith, Ted. “From Cursed to First.”  Sports Illustrated Kids.  January 2005: 31-33. Presented by Brent Da...
Urbanas, Jason. “Bodies of Pompeii.”  Dig.  March 2005. Vol. 7: 16-17. The author’s name is given first, the name of the a...
Newspapers: “FBI Agent ‘Risked Life’ by Posing as Wise Guy.”  Chicago Tribune.  10 March  2005. Section 1, Page 1. If the ...
World Wide Web/Internet: Australian Scientists Prove Less Trees, Less Rain.  Online. 10 March 2005.  <http://www.alertnet....
Where to find the information: Information for bibliographies is taken right from the source. Look at the title page for t...
Glossary: biography --- A book written about a person’s life. bibliography --- A list of materials used in creating a repo...
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  • Im so confused. My Byu instructor told me to make a biblegraphy but i cant quite guess what im suppossed to do. it seems as though it is a poetic type of book but im not so sure.
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    I like Maya Angelou (have her autograph too) but the poem has nothing to do with bibliographies.

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  1. 1. How to Write a Bibliography
  2. 2. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings     The free bird leaps on the back of the win and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing . Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  3. 3. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings The caged bird sings with fearful trill of the things unknown but longed for still and is tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom The free bird thinks of another breeze an the trade winds soft through the sighing trees and the fat worms waiting on a dawn-bright lawn and he names the sky his own. But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  4. 4. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom. Maya Angelou Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  5. 5. Tips • The book or magazine title is always underlined in a bibliography ! • If a citation is more than one line long, indent the second line five spaces. • Put the bibliography in alphabetical order, by the author’s last name. If there is no author listed, use the first word of the title (not “a,” “an,” or “the”). • When there is more than one author, list the authors in the order they are listed on the title page. • If you use information from an article in a book or magazine, the article is listed before the title. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  6. 6. Book Citations: Bibliographic citations for books vary. These examples can help you write your bibliography for many types of book citations. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  7. 7. Book with one author: Higham, Cindy. Snowflakes for All Seasons. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 2004. The author is listed, last name first. The title is underlined. The city where the book is published is listed followed by a colon and the name of the publisher. The year the book is published is then listed followed by a period. Arna Bontemps at his typewriter, 1940s. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  8. 8. Book with two authors: Rhatigan, Joe and Newcomb, Rain. Prize Winning Science Fair Projects for Curious Kids. New York: Lark Books, 2004. Gwendolyn Brooks Nikki Giovanni
  9. 9. Signed articles: Dundes, Alan. “Magic.” World Book Encyclopedia . Volume 13. Chicago: World Book Inc., 2005. The name of the encyclopedia article is placed after the author’s name and put in quotation marks.. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  10. 10. Unsigned articles: “Human Spaceflight.” Compton’s Encyclopedia. Volume 22. Chicago, Encyclopedia, Britannica, 2004. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  11. 11. Magazines and Newspapers: Magazines and newspapers are good sources for locating current information. When citing a magazine or newspaper [sometimes called periodicals], use the following formats. Periodical articles may or may not have an author. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  12. 12. Signed articles: Keith, Ted. “From Cursed to First.” Sports Illustrated Kids. January 2005: 31-33. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  13. 13. Urbanas, Jason. “Bodies of Pompeii.” Dig. March 2005. Vol. 7: 16-17. The author’s name is given first, the name of the article, then the name of the magazine, the date of the magazine, a colon and then the page number(s). Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  14. 14. Newspapers: “FBI Agent ‘Risked Life’ by Posing as Wise Guy.” Chicago Tribune. 10 March 2005. Section 1, Page 1. If the article has an author, it is placed before the name of the article. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  15. 15. World Wide Web/Internet: Australian Scientists Prove Less Trees, Less Rain. Online. 10 March 2005. <http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/syd269633.htm.> If there is an author, list it first. Title of item is underlined. [online]. Date of access and put the <website address> in brackets. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  16. 16. Where to find the information: Information for bibliographies is taken right from the source. Look at the title page for the publisher, city, and author. Copyright information is found on the verso page. Another good place to look is the computer catalog at the library. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  17. 17. Glossary: biography --- A book written about a person’s life. bibliography --- A list of materials used in creating a report or paper. citation --- Source of information used in a report. et al. --- “and others” periodical --- Publication, especially magazine or newspaper that is printed in regular intervals. place --- City where the publisher is located. publisher --- The company that produces the material. signed --- An article that has an author listed. verso --- Opposite of the title page (the left page of a book). Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
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