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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

WORKS CONSULTED FORMAT GUIDE

(Revised September, 2009)

 

A “Works Consulted” section must be included at the end of a research paper or project. It will include all the research materials you have used in preparing the assignment. The purpose of the list is to lead the reader/viewer of the paper or project back to the original sources of your information.

 

These examples are based on the format suggested in the following:

Modern Language Association. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th edition. New York:
 
       Modern Language Association, 2009. Print
 
 

 

BOOK WITH ONE AUTHOR (may be the editor or compiler)

 

Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date. Print. Series

 

Yanuck, Debbie L. The Bald Eagle. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2003. Print.
 
      First facts. American Symbols.
 
 
BOOK WITH TWO AUTHORS
 
Last Name, First Name (first author), and First Name Last Name (second author). ed(s)
 
       [if editor(s)]. Full Title of Book. Edition [if stated]. Volume number (s)[if a multivolume work].
 
       Place of  Publication: Publisher, Date. Publication medium.

 

Gates, Henry L., and Evelyn B. Higginbotham, eds. African American National
 
        Biography. 8 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 208. Print.  
 

 

BOOK WITH MORE THAN TWO AUTHORS

You have two options, either name only the first author,

and add et al (and others) or give all names other than the first,

in full and in the order in which they appear on the title page.

Continue to follow format above for a book with two authors.

BOO

 

 

ENCYCLOPEDIA

 

Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Book. City: Publisher. Date of edition. Print.

 

Bennett, Albert P. "Snake." World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book.1997. Print.

 

 

REFERENCE BOOK WITH TOPICAL ARRANGEMENT

 

Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Book. Volume Number. City: Publisher.
 
        Date of Edition. Print.

 

        “The Pop Explosion.” The Story of Music. Vol.6. Danbury: Grolier Educational, 2001. Print.

 

 

INFORMATION FROM THE WORLD WIDE WEB (Internet)

 

Last Name, First Name (if given). Title of Article or page. Date of electronic publication,
 
        update or posting. Title of site or larger work (if applicable). (Web). Date of Access
 
        (Day Month Year).

 

Geiger, Mia. Stuck in the Middle: How Author-Cartoonist Jeff Kinney Helps Kids Find
 
      Humor Amidst Middle-School Mayhem. Scholastic. 2009. Web. 17 Aug. 2009.
 
 
INFORMATION FROM SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, A DATABASE,
OR ELECTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA
The examples below show how to cite information from the various online services that are
provided to CRSD students accessed by clicking icons on the library webpage or in the
Research Folder. Subscription-based Internet Databases - (World Book, Grolier’s,
Countrywatch, Gale Resources, Sirs Researcher, AccessPA)
 
Last Name, First Name (if given). "Title of Article (if given)." Periodical Title and date
 
        (if given). Database Name. Web. Date of Access (Day Month Year).

"Delaware River." America the Beautiful. Grolier Online. Web.

      17 Aug. 2009.

Mastrandrea, Michael D. "Global Warming." World Book Student. World Book, 2009.

      Web. 17 Aug. 2009.
 
Wilson, Jim. "New Breed of Seeing Eye Dog." Popular Mechanics. Apr. 2000. Middle
 
      Search Plus. EBSCO. 17 Aug. 2009.
 

NONPRINT MEDIA

Title. Series. Writer, Director, Narrator, Producer. Distributor. Copyright date.
 
     Medium.
 
Ancient Egypt. Ancient Civilizations for Children. Ann Carroll. Schlessinger Media. 2004.
 
      DVD.
 
 
MAGAZINE ARTICLE
 
Last Name, First. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine. Date (Day Month Year):
 
      Page(s). Print.
 
Lewis, Scott Alan. "Trouble on Top." Sierra. July 1995: 54-58. Print.
 
 
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
 
Last Name, First. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper. Date (Day Month Year):
 
      Page(s).
 
Benincasa, Robert. "New Hope Puts Brakes on Motorcycle Rally." Bucks County Courier
 
      Times 12 Apr. 1996, sec. B:10. Print.
 

PERSONAL INTERVIEW CONDUCTED FACE TO FACE, BY TELEPHONE,
OR BY EMAIL:

Last Name, First Name. Personal Interview. Date.

(Note:The date cited is the date on which you conducted the interview.)

Jackson, Peter. Personal interview. 23 Mar. 2005.

Jones, Esther. Telephone interview. 3 June 2004.

Thomas, Amy. E-mail interview. 26 Oct. 2003.
 
 
 

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