NOTE: FOR A SAMPLE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY PAGE, CLICK HERE. Note also that an Annotated Bib is not normally required for my class, but in case it is, now you know what one looks like.
On a piece of paper, jot down your answers to the following questions:
What does it mean to "cite sources"?
What is a "bibliography"?
What is the difference between a "bibliography" and a "works cited page"?
What does it mean to format in "MLA" style? And what does "MLA" mean, anyway?
Your assignment is to format the following sources into an MLA Works Cited page. Here are the basic rules for MLA style layout:
There is a link at the bottom of this page that will show you what a completed MLA works cited page should look like. Look at it.
As a guide, use OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab. They keep up-to-date information how to to cite just about everything...OR, there's always Citation Machine.
Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
City of Publication: New York
Author: James ‘ONeill
Article Title: Richland is Given Award for Quality Management
Newspaper Title: Dallas Morning News
Date: April 20, 2011
Author: Markus Greiner, Olaf Mandel, Tilman Esslinger, Theodor W. Hänsch and Immanuel Bloch
Article Title: Quantum Phase Transition from a Superfluid to a Mott Insulator in a Gas of Ultracold Atoms
Journal Title: Nature
Date: January 3, 2002
Magazine Article from an Electronic Database
Author: Anne McGrath
Article Title: A New Read on Teen Literacy
Magazine Title: U.S. News & World Report
Date: February 28, 2005
Database: Academic Search Premiere
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Title: Macaroni Penguin
Date of publication: None listed
Date revised: None listed
Name of institution affiliated with the website: International Penguin Conservation Group
Date accessed: October 22, 2011