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Cite Your Source - of course!

How to Cite Your Sources


Choose your resource and follow the examples below...

Book

Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher's Name, Year of Publication.

 Example:

White, E.B. Charlotte’s Web. New York: HarperCollins, 1980.


Encyclopedia

Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name. “Title of Article.”   Title of Encyclopedia. Year of Publication.

 Example:

Johnson, Brad E. “Spiders of the World.” World Book. 2005.


Website

Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name. “Title of Article”   Title of Website. Day, Month, Year of Publication. Day, Month, Year of retrieval.

 Example:

O’Brien, Miep R. “ Answers to Common Questions About Tarantulas.” Tarantulas.com. 1 Jan. 2008.  Retrieved on 9 February, 2008 .


DVD or Video

Title. Director First Name Last Name. Year. Format. Producer.

Example:

Creepy Creatures. Dir. Cynthia Van Cleef. 2005. DVD. National Geographic.


Magazine

Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name. “Title of Article.”   Title of Magazine. Month, Day, Year of Publication:   pages.

Example:

Nelson, Richard. “Chilling Lessons.” Sierra. Jan. 2008: 34-39.


Newspaper

Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name. “Title of Article.”   Title of Newspaper. Month, Day, Year of Publication:  pages.

Example:

Pounder, Lory. “Inspiring the Next Generation.” Summit Daily News. 7 Feb. 2008: A1-A2.

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