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This page is designed to help you write your bibliographies for your school research projects.

A bibliography is a list of books and other sources that have been used in your research. There are many different ways to write a bibliography, and this sheet uses the bibliographic format recommended by our teachers, and is based on MLA style.

Book Citations:

Book with one author:

Lavender, David. Snowbound: The Tragic Story of the Donner Party. New

York: Holiday House, 1996.

There are three parts: Author. Title. Publishing Info. (City, State: Company, Year)

Book with two authors:

Lurie, Jon and Jimmy Clarke. Fundamental Snowboarding. New York:

Lerner, 1996.

Encyclopedia and Other Reference Books:

An encyclopedia article may or may not have an author. The authorÔs name can be found at the end of the article. An article that has an author is called a "signed article."

Signed articles:

Sutherland, Zena. "Literature for Children." World Book Encyclopedia. Volume

12. Chicago: World Book, 1997.

The name of the encyclopedia article is placed after the authorÔs name and put in quotation marks.

Unsigned articles:

"Motion." Encyclopedia Americana. Volume 19. Danbury, Connecticut: Groliers, 1994.

 

 

World Wide Web/Internet:

Ashmawy, Alaa. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. 26 August 1997.

<http://pharos.bu.edu/Egypt/Wonders>

Welcome to the White House. U.S. Government. 3 September 1999.

<http://www.whitehouse.gov>

How to Write a Bibliography - (Simple Version)

How to Write a Bibliography - (Simple Version)

How to do a Bibliography - Complex Version
 
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