Grand Haven High School

Library Media Center / Language Arts Department

MLA Version  2009

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN WORKS CITED (BIBLIOGRAPHY) ENTRIES

 

BOOKS

 

FOR A BOOK - NO AUTHOR:

 

The Norton Anthology of English Literature. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 2006. Print.

 

FOR A BOOK - 1 AUTHOR:

 

LeGuin, Ursula. The Beginning Place. New York: Harper and Row, 2007. Print.

 

FOR A BOOK - MORE THAN 1 AUTHOR (2-3):

 

Hensley, Dana, and Diana Prentice.  Mastering Competitive Debate. New York: Clark Publishing

            Company, 2006. Print.

 

FOR A BOOK - MORE THAN 3 AUTHORS (use the first alone and the rest are indicated by et al. meaning "and others")

 

Dock, Lavinia, et al. History of American Nursing. New York: Random House, 2008. Print.

 

FOR A BOOK - WITH AN EDITOR:

 

Yetman, Norman R., ed. Voices from Slavery. New York: Holt, 2007. Print.

 

FOR A WORK in an ANTHOLOGY OR COLLECTION:

 

Fairbairn-Dunlop, P. “Women and Agriculture in Western Samoa.”  Different Places, Different Voices.   

 Ed. Janet H. Momsen and Vivian Kinnaird. London: Routledge, 2005. 211. Print.

 

FOR TWO OR MORE ITEMS FROM AN ANTHOLOGY (list Items separately followed by the anthology information):

 

Estleman, Loren D. “Big Tim Magoon and the Wild West.” Walker 391-404. Print.

Salzer, Susan K. “Miss Libbie Tells All.” Walker 199-212. Print.

Walker, Dale L., ed. “Westward: A Fictional History of the American West.” New York: Forge, 2003. Print.

 

FOR OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS AND TAKING SIDES:

 

Sullum, Jacob. “The Death Penalty is Just.” The Death Penalty: Opposing Viewpoints. Ed. Carol           

Wekesser. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2008. 57. Print.

 

 

 

 

FOR AN ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE OR ENTRY IN A REFERENCE BOOK - NO AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

"Legionnaire's Disease." Encyclopedia Brittanica. 2006 ed. Print.

 

FOR AN ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE OR ENTRY IN A REFERENCE BOOK  - AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

Stein, Barbara. "Labrador Retriever." Collier's Encyclopedia. 2006 ed. Print.

 

FOR A SIGNED BOOK REVIEW (from Contemporary Literary Criticism or Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism):

 

Dalbor, John B. “Slaughterhouse Five.” Contemporary Literary Criticism. Vol. 31.

            Detroit: Gale, 2008. 201. Print.

 


MAGAZINES

 

FOR A MAGAZINE ARTICLE - AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

Arthelm, Pete.  "Requiem for a Heavyweight."  Newsweek 13 October 2007: 102. Print.

 

FOR A MAGAZINE ARTICLE - NO AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

“On Patrol in the Strait.” Newsweek 26 October 2006: 59. Print.

 

ELECTRONIC SOURCES

 

Author: Last name, First name (if available). “Name of site”. Date of Posting/Revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sometimes found in copyright statements). Web. Date accessed (formatted day, month, year).

 

FOR ONLINE DATABASES (Gale Databases etc.)

 

“Terror at Dusk.” Newsweek. 23 July 2007: 18. Galegroup General Reference Center Gold. Gale. Web.

10 Sept. 2008.

 

Frost, Robert. “Birches.” LitFinder. 2008. Gale. Web. 9 Sept. 2001.

 

 “Stonehenge.” Encyclopedia Americana Online. 2008 Grolier. Web. 19 Sept. 2003.

 

FOR INFORMATION FROM A WEBSITE:

 

Lindsay, Robert K. "Electronic Journals of Proposed Research.” n.d.  The Center for Applied Research.

Web. 10 Apr. 2008.

 

FOR ONLINE PERIODICAL (If no publisher is listed, use N.p. to denote no publisher name given.)

 

Lubell, Sam. “Of the Sea and Air and Sky.” New York Times. New York Times, N.p. 26 Nov. 2008. Web.

1 Dec. 2008.

 

Cohen, Elizabeth.  “Five Ways to Avoid Germs While Traveling.” CNN.com. CNN, 27 Nov. 2008. Web.

            28 Nov. 2008.

 

 

FOR ONLINE-ONLY PUBLICATION (For articles that do not provide a page number, use the abbreviation n. pag. for pagination.)

 

Kessl, Fabian and Nadia Kutsche. “Rationalities, Practices, and Resistance in Post-Welfarism.  A

Comment on Kevin Stenson.” Social Work & Society 6.1 (2008): n. pag. Web. 10 Oct. 2008.

           

 FOR ONLINE BOOK:

Euripides. The Trojan Women. Trans. Gilbert Murray. Gutenberg Project. Web. 12 Oct. 2003.

FOR ONLINE IMAGES

 

Hubble Space Telescope Release in the Space Shuttle’s Payload Bay. Web. 23 Oct. 2007.    

 

PAMPHLETS

 

FOR A PAMPHLET :

 

Facts on Canada. Canada: Secretary of State for External Affairs, 2007. Print.

 

GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

 

FOR GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS - NO AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

United States. Department of Commerce.  Employee Handbook.  Washington: GPO, 2006. Print.

 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

 

FOR A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE OR NEWS STORY - AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

Mencarelli, Jim.  "School Strike Over in City."  The Grand Rapids Press 14 October 2007: A1. Print.

 

FOR A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - NO AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

"Fast Food for Runners."  The Detroit Free Press 15 October 2006: B2. Print.

 

FILMS, RECORDINGS, VIDEOS, ETC.

 

FOR A TELEVISON PROGRAM :

 

“Yes…but Is It Art?” Sixty Minutes. CBS.  3 Mar. 2008. TV.

 

FOR RECORDINGS (Tapes, Cassettes, CD’s, etc.) - AUTHOR GIVEN:

 

Shakespeare, William. Ages of Man. Perf. Ben Kingsley. Columbia, 2005. CD.

 

FOR FILM, VIDEO, OR DVD:

 

Bowling for Columbine. Dir. Michael Moore. Perf. Paul Giamatti, Virginia Madsen. 2002. DVD Fox Searchlight, 2002. DVD.

 


Instructions for Works Cited Page

1.  Entire page is double spaced.

 

2.  Center the title: Works Cited.

 

3.  List each entry alphabetically by the author’s last name. If there is no author, use the first word of the title (disregard A, An, The).

 

4.  End each entry with a period.

 

5.  Hanging indent format for all entries and italicize the title of the source for every entry.

 

 

 

 

(Sample Works Cited Page as it would appear in your Research Paper.)

 

Works Cited

 

Cohen, Elizabeth.  “Five Ways to Avoid Germs While Traveling.” CNN.com. CNN, 27 Nov. 2008. Web

            28 Nov. 2008.

 

Dock, Lavinia, et al. History of American Nursing. New York: Random House, 2008. Print.

 

Euripides. The Trojan Women. Trans. Gilbert Murray. Gutenberg Project. Web. 12 Oct. 2003.

 

"Fast Food for Runners."  The Detroit Free Press. 15 October 2006: B2. Print.

 

Hensley, Dana, and Diana Prentice.  Mastering Competitive Debate. New York: Clark Publishing     

             Company, 2006. Print.

 

Kessl, Fabian and Nadia Kutsche. “Rationalities, Practices, and Resistance in Post-Welfarism. A Comment on Kevin Stenson.” Social Work & Society 6.1 (2008): n.pag. Web. 10 Oct. 2008.

 

"Legionnaire's Disease." Encyclopedia Brittanica. 2006 ed. Print.

 

LeGuin, Ursula. The Beginning Place. New York: Harper and Row, 2007. Print.

 

Lubell, Sam. “Of the Sea and Air and Sky.” New York Times.  New York Times, 26 Nov. 2008. Web.

            1 Dec. 2008.

 

“On Patrol in the Strait.” Newsweek. 26 October 2006: 59. Print.

 

Stein, Barbara. "Labrador Retriever." Collier's Encyclopedia. 2006 ed. Print.

 

“Terror at Dusk.” Newsweek. 23 July 2007: 18. Galegroup General Reference Center Gold. Gale. Web.

10 Sept. 2008.

 

Wood, Gary. Telephone interview. 27 February 2007. Interview.