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Help with Citing

BOOK:

  1. Author's Last Name, First Name.
  2. Title.
  3. City of Publication:
  4. Publisher's Name,
  5. Copyright Date.

Example: 

(1.) Book with One Author:  Freedom Walkers:  The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman

Freedman, Russell.  Freedom Walkers:  The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  New York: Holiday House, 2006.


(2.) Book with Two Authors:  Anne Frank:  Her Life in Words and Pictures by Menno Metselaar and Ruud van der Rol

Metselaar, Menno and Ruud van der Rol. Anne Frank:  Her Life in Words and Pictures. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2009.



WEBSITE:

  1. Author's Last Name, First Name.
  2. "Title of the Site."  (NOT GOOGLE!)
  3. Name of institution of sponsoring organization.  (Usually found at the bottom of the homepage or on an "About Us" page. - NOT GOOGLE!)
  4. Date you first visited the site.
  5. <URL>.

Example: 

Web Page:  Hibernating Bears Keep Wildly Warm

Dell'Amore, Christine.
"Hibernating Bears Keep Wildly Warm." National Geographic Society. 23 February 2011.
<http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/02/110217-bears-hibernation-warm-sleep-animals-science/>.




Works Cited

Miller, Sam.  Web Searching Strategies:  An Introductory Curriculum for Students and Teachers. Eugene, OR: International Society for
    Technology in Education, 2003.

"The Purdue Owl." Purdue U Writing Lab. 23 February 2011. <http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/>.