Works Cited Conventions Alberto, Denise, LaShawn, BrehAnn
What Is A Works Cited Page? • An alphabetical list of the works you have made a reference to. • Used when citing sources in MLA ( Modern Language Association) Style.
How To Create A Works Cited Page • Put the author’s last name first, a comma, then the first name Ex.: Jones, Mary. • Punctuation and a space follow each piece of the citation. • List the entries in alphabetical order and DO NOT number. • Citations start at the left margin then each line after is indented one-half inch
Books with one author: Last name, First name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Ex. Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver: MacMurray, 1999. Books with no author: List and alphabetize by the title of the book. Ex. Encyclopedia of Indiana. New York: Somerset, 1993. Book with more than one author: First author’s name is written last name first; all others are written first name, last name. Title of Book. Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication Ex. Gillespie, Paula and Neal Learner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. Boston: Allyn 2000. Works Cited Page: Books
Personal Interview: Listed by the name of the person you have interviewed. Purdue, Pete. Personal Interview. 1 Dec. 2000. Lecture or Speech: Include speakers name, title of the speech in quotes, details about the meeting or event including location and date of delivery. Stein, Bob. Keynote Address. Computers and Writing Conference. Union Club Hotel, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 23 May 2003. Works Cited: Other Non- Print Sources
Website: Name of author. Title of Web Site. Name of any institution or organization associated with the site. Ex) Gesterland, Richard. WorldBiz.com Page. Retrieved 1 May 2001 <http://www.worldbiz.com/> Journal Article: Author. “Article Title.” Journal Title Volume. Issue or other identifying number( year of publication in parenthesis): paging. Access date<url>. Ex) Koehn, Daryl. “The Ethics of Handwriting Analysis in Pre- Employment Screening.” The Online Journal of Ethics 1.1 (1995). Retrieved 2 June 2001 <http://condor/depaul.edu/ethics/hand.html.> Work Cited: Others
Works Cited • Guffey, Mary Ellen. “MLA Style Electronic Formats,” August 25 2001. http://www.westwords.com/guffey/mla.html. • Jennifer Liethen Kunka and Joe Barbato. “Works Cited Page: Books.” 26 June 2007. http://Owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/07. • “Works Cited, References and Bibliography, What’s the Difference?” 26 June 2007. www.aresearchguide.com/10works.html