Bibliography

 
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY FORMAT


Book with one author


Author’s last name, first name.  Title. City of publication: Publisher, year published. 


Zindel, Paul. The Pigman.  Toronto: Bantam Books, 1968.


Nonfiction books


Author’s last name, first name. Title. City of publication: Publisher, year published. Page

numbers.


Yolen, Jane. Welcome to the Greenhouse. New York: Scholastic, 1993.


Book with two authors


Author’s last name, first name, and second author’s first name and last name. Title. Place

of publication: Publisher, year published.


Cosby, Camille O., and Renee Poussaint. A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African

American Elders Speak. New York: Atria, 2004.


Book with no author


Title. City of Publication: Publisher, year published.


The Baseball Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan, 1990.


Book with an editor


Editor’s last name, first name, ed. Title. City of publication: publisher, year published.


Kennedy, Caroline, ed. A Patriot’s Handbook: Songs, Poems, Stories, and Speeches

Celebrating the Land We Love. New York: Hyperion, 2003.


Encyclopedia


Author’s last name, first name. “Search word.” Title of Encyclopedia. Volume. City of

Publication: Publisher, year published. Page numbers. 


Smith, Tom. “Washington, George.: World Book Encylcopedia. Vol. 15. Chicago:World

Book, Inc., 1994. 616 .


Magazine article


Author’s last name, first name. “Article Title.” Magazine  [day] month year: pages.


King, Peter. “NFL Playoffs: Coming Through.” Sports Illustrated 26  Jan. 2004: 42-47.


Newspaper article


Author’s last name, first name. “Article Title.” Newspaper Date of publication [day]   month year: section page.


Battitsta, Judy. “Patriots Take Second Super Bowl in Last Three Years.” New York Times  2 Feb. 2004: B6.


Online reference  


Author’s last name, first name.  ”Search word.”  Title of reference.  Date of document [day month year]. Publisher.  Date of access [day month year] <Web site address>.


Tufts, Eleanor. “Cassatt, Mary.”  Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. 2004. Scholastic.   19 Sept. 2004 < http://gme.grolier.com>.


Online magazine


Author’s last name, first name. “Article Title.” Magazine title  Date of publication [day] month year.  Date accessed day month year <Web site address>.


Landsburg, Steven E. “Grade Expectations.” Slate 12 Aug. 1999. 12 Jan. 2007 <http://slate.msn.com/id/33044>.


Online newspaper


Author’s last name, first name or wire service. “Article Title.” Newspaper title. Date of publication [day] month year. Date accessed day month year <Web site address>.


Associated Press. “Freeing Willy, in Real Life.” New York Times on the Web.

8 Sept. 1999. 22 Dec. 1999  <http://searchnytimes.com>.


Web site


{Author’s last name, first name.] ”Title.” [Title of complete work.] [Date of publication {day} month year.] Date of visit day month year < Web site address >.


“Today’s Game.” Chicago Cubs Official Web Site.  1 Sept. 1999. 2 Sept. 1999 <http://www.cubs.com>.


Online subscription service


Author’s last name, first name. ”Title.” Magazine  title Date of publication [day] month year: page.  Subscription service. Library service. Date of access. <Web site address>.    


Mirra, Gerald B. “American Indian Lacrosse.” Whispering Wind 31 Oct. 1998: 20.    Proquest.  Miami-Dade Public Lib. 4 Nov. 2004. <http://mdpls.org>.


Interviews


Name of interviewee, type of interview.  Day month year of interview.


Dreyer, Richard L. Personal interview. 24 January 1992.


Iacocca, Lee. Telephone interview. 9 December 1989 .


Resource writing tips


Entry parts enclosed in brackets [] may not always be known.  Include them if you    ;can find the information.  Otherwise, skip that information.    


Titles are always underlined.


List author’s last name first.


Always search by a person’s last name      Washington, George   


City of publication   Often more than one city is listed.  Always write down the first city listed that is located in the U.S.


When enclosing a title of an article within quotations, place a period before the Ending quotation mark, not after it.   “Baseball Today.”  


********  Always  write down your bibliographic information(resource record) when you first use the source.  Don’t plan on coming back to it later.  You may not be able to locate the source later.