• Citing Sources

    Cite Your Sources- Websites

    cit machine

    Citation Machine: Bibliography Generator for MLS, APA, Harvard, Turabian, and Chicago citations

     easybib EasyBib: Bibliography generator for many types of media; only MLA format is free
     bibme

     

    Bib Me: A fully automatic bibliography maker; free APA and MLA formats; also generates the in-text citation
     
    owl   Purdue OWL: Purdue University’s MLA format style manual
    Books
     
    If it is a well-known city, you only have to put the city ( i.e. New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, etc.
     
    Format:

    Last, First name of author.  Title.  City of Publication, State:  Publisher, Year. Medium (print or web).


    Book – One Author

    Korem, Dan.  Powers:  Testing the Psychic and Supernatural.  Downers Grove, Illinois:  InterVarsity Press, 1988. Print.

    Book – Two Authors

    LaHaye, Tim, and Jerry B. Jenkins.  Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth’s Last Days.  Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House, 1995. Print

    Book – No Author

    Foliage Houseplants.  Alexandria:  Time-Life Books, 1988. Print

    Editor or Compiler
     
    Fitzgerald, Terence J., ed.  Police in Society.  New York:  H.W. Wilson, 2000. Print.

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    ENCYCLOPEDIAS and REFERENCE BOOKS

    Format:

    Author of Article. (if given) “Article Title.” Title of Book. City of Publication, State: Publisher, Year.
         Volume number, page numberMedium ( print or web)

    Encyclopedia Example:

    Kaufman, Burton. "Cold War" The World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book; 2000.
         Volume 4, pages 762-770.  Print.

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    Magazine and newspaper articles from 
    ELECTRONIC DATABASES, such as EBSCO or Gale, etc.

    Format:

    Last name, first name. "Article title." Title of magazine or newspaper (Issue date):
         page number. Service name(Datatbase Name).  Medium ( print or web). Date of use or download.

    Example:

    Hammond, Norman. "Stonehenge may be older than we think."  Times, The (November 3, 2008):
         page 55 EBSCO.  Web.  November 4, 2008
                    

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    Websites

    Format:

    Name of Site. Date of Posting/Revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site

         (sometimes found in copyright statements). Medium (print or web).  Date  you accessed the site               
           [electronic address].

    Website Example:

    Primary Documents in American History. October 16, 2008. Library of Congress/Virtual Services Digital
         Reference Section. Web.  November 14, 2008. [http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/ourdocs/Constitution.html]

    Personal Interviews

    Personal interviews refer to those interviews that you conduct yourself.

    Format:

    Name of the interviewee.  Personal interview.  Date of the interview.

    Example:

    Robin, Ryan.  Personal interview. January. 14, 2013.