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Creating Works Cited page


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Creating Works Cited page

  1. 1. Creating the Works Cited page<br />Connect parenthetical citation to actual source<br />
  2. 2. Basic Concept<br />There is a 1:1 relationship between in-text/parenthetical citations and the Works Cited page:<br />For every parenthetical citation in the essay there must be a corresponding works cited entry<br />For every source listed on the Works Cited page, there must be a corresponding in-text/parenthetical citation<br />
  3. 3. Setting up the Works Cited page: Basic Rules<br /><ul><li>Begin the Works Cited list on a NEW page
  4. 4. do not put the Works Cited list on the last page of your essay – start the list on a new page!
  5. 5. title the page – Works Cited
  6. 6. center the title at the top of the page
  7. 7. Double space all entries
  8. 8. Do not double space between entries</li></li></ul><li>Basic Rules - continued<br /><ul><li>List items alphabetically by the author’s last name</li></ul>(use a comma to separate the last name from the first and middle names)<br />James Fennimore Cooper = Cooper, James Fennimore<br /><ul><li>if the work cited was written by two or more person, alphabetize by the last name of the first author listed on the title page or cover.</li></li></ul><li>Basic Rules: continued<br /><ul><li>Underlineoritalicize titles of LARGER WORKS (Books, Magazines, Journals, etc)
  9. 9. Be consistent either underline titles or italicize titles – don’t underline and italicize – i.e. </li></ul>Gone with the Wind or Gone with the WindNewsweek or Newsweek<br />
  10. 10. Basic Rules: still more<br /><ul><li>Use quotation “marks” to indicate titles of shorter works (poems, articles, stories, essays etc) that are contained within a larger volume of work – i.e. an anthology or collection, articles in a magazine, newspaper, or journal.</li></ul>Ehrenreich, Barbara. “Spudding Out,” Common Culture: Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture.<br />
  11. 11. Basic Entry Format<br />Works Cited entries present their bibliographic information in three (3) basic chunks:<br />Author information – (authors or sources of material) followed by<br />Title information (name of book, magazine, journal, website, organization, etc.) followed by<br />Publication information (place of publication, name of publisher, and year of publication)<br />
  12. 12. Basic Entry Formats: Books<br />Author, or Authors. Book Title. City of publication: Publisher. Date of publication.<br />Twain, Mark. Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins. London: Penguin Classics. 1986.<br />
  13. 13. Basic Entry Formats: Work from an anthology or collection<br />Last name, First name. “Title of Work,” Title of Collection or Anthology. Ed - Editor’s names. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Pages<br />Ehrenreich, Barbara. “Spudding Out,” Common Culture: Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture, 5th ed. Ed. Michael Petracca and Madeline Sorapure. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2007. 146-49.<br />
  14. 14. Basic Entry Formats: Periodicals<br />(i.e. Time, Newsweek, US News, Ladies Home Journal. People, etc):<br />Author(s). “Title of Article.” Name of Periodical Day Month Year: page range<br />Tumulty, Karen and David Von Drehle. “Ready to Rumble,” Time.17 March 2008: 28-32<br />
  15. 15. Basic Entry Format: Article in Scholarly Journal or Magazine <br />(i.e. Professional Journals, Scientific American, American Heritage, Atlantic Monthly, Harpers)<br />Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Journal. Volume. Issue (Year): pages.<br />Crook, Clive. “Sins of Emission,” TheAtlantic Monthly. 30.3 (2008): 32-34<br />
  16. 16. Basic Entry Format: Article in a Newspaper <br />National (NY Times, Washington Post, USA Today):<br />Author(s). “Title of Article,” Name of Paper.Day Month Year: section<br />Article in Newspaper – local:<br />Author(s). “Title of Article,” News and Advance. (Lynchburg, VA ) Day Month Year: section<br />
  17. 17. Web Sources<br />Common requirements:<br />Author(s) or Editors names<br />Name of database, book, project title, or article<br />Date of version, revision, or posting<br />Publisher Information<br />Date you accessed the site<br />Web address – all of it!<br />
  18. 18. Basic website Format<br />Name of Site. Date of Posting/Revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sometimes found in copyright statements). Date you accessed the site [electronic address].<br />
  19. 19. Sample Page<br />Works Cited<br />Glazebrook, Olivia. “A bloodless horror. (The Omen)(Movie review).” Spectator (June 10, 2006): NA. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. VCCS System – used for scripted access. 25 Mar. 2008 -<br />Gordon, Mary. “For One Catholic, ‘Passion’ Skews the Meaning of the Crucifixion. (Arts & Ideas/Cultural Desk) (ESSAY) (Column).” The New York Time. (Feb. 28, 2004 pB7 col o1 (36 col): B7. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. VCCS System – used for scripted access. 19 Mar. 2008<br />Nicolosi, Barbara. “The Movie Industry Has Begun to Foster Respect for Religion.” Opposing Viewpoints: Popular Culture. Ed. John Woodward. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2005. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. VCCS System – used for scripted access. 19 Mar. 2008<br />
  20. 20. Where to get help <br />The instructor – office hours (imagine that)<br />Student Success Center (terrific resource)<br />Writing Arguments text– Chapter 17<br />Little, Brown Handbook – section on MLA – MCL Resources Research Citing Sources MLA ebook pg 408<br />Blackboard sites – (External Links tab) – <br />Guide to Grammar and Writing<br />Purdue OWL<br />Research and Documentation of Line<br />University of Wisconsin – Madison <br />
  21. 21. THE END <br />