Microbiology Lab Report Grading Rubric
How to Create a Proper Works Cited Page
A works cited page is required for any assignment that asks you obtain information from sources written by someone else. Ask your teacher how to include a type of source that is not listed below.
If you are using a …
A Book with one author: Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.
A Book with two authors: Last Name, First Name and First Name Last Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.
A Book with three authors: Last Name, First Name, First Name Last Name, and First Name Last Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.
A Book with more than three authors: Last Name, First Name, et al. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.
An Encyclopedia Entry: Last Name, First Name (if available). “Name of Entry.” Title of Encyclopedia. edition. Copyright year. Print.
A Website: Last Name, First Name (if available). "Title of webpage.” Title of Entire Website. Date of posting/revision. Date of publication. Web. Date of access.
A Newspaper or Magazine Article: Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Magazine. Date of Article: Page(s). Print.
An Online Newspaper or Magazine Article: Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Date of Article. Web. Date you viewed the webpage.
An Online Database: Last name, First name. “Title of article.” Title of journal or magazine: Pages (if available). Title of Database. Web. Date of access.
A DVD Video: Title of film or video. Film studio or distributor, Release year. DVD.
An Online Video: "Title of Video." Website, Year Posted. Web. Date Viewed.
This is what your works cited page should look like...
Batchelor, John and James Davidson. The American Nation. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1994. Print.
“Biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt.” The White House. Web. 26 Sept. 2009
“George Washington.” World Book Encyclopedia. 3rd ed. 1996. Print.
Glory. TriStar Pictures, 1989. DVD
O'Brien, Steven. "Bill Clinton." American Government. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 18 Aug. 2012.
“President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address.” Youtube, 2009. Web. 18 Aug. 2012.
Rubel, David. Scholastic Encyclopedia of the President. New York: Scholastic, 1994. Print
Sisk, Richard. “President Obama blasts Iran for secret nuclear facility.” New York Daily News. 12 July. 2009. Web. 26 Sept. 2012.
●All entries are in alphabetical order.
●Books, websites, newspaper and magazine articles, etc. are NOT separated by type.
●All punctuation marks must be in the proper place!!
●All entries that go onto a second line are indented, are lined up, and single-spaced.
●The entries are not numbered or bulleted.
●There is a line skipped between entries. All entries are lined up.
●All titles are in italics.
●All entries in your work cited must indicate what type of source it is (e.g. “Print”, “Web”, etc.)
●The online database ABC CLIO gives the proper citation at the end of each article.
●All dates are listed : Day Month (abbreviated) Year e.g.: 26 Sept. 2012
●A “Works Cited” page is always a SEPARATE page.
●It is not necessary to include the URL Address for webpages.