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Where did you get your information for your research?. Middle Years Information your teacher wants!!!. What’s a bibliography?. A bibliography is a list of your resources that your used to get information.

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Where did you get your information for your research

Where did you get your information for your research?

Middle Years

Information your teacher wants!!!


What s a bibliography

What’s a bibliography?

  • A bibliography is a list of your resources that your used to get information.

  • Technically, according to World Book Online, a bibliography refers to print material only.

  • Other terms used are References, Works Cited, Sources Cited, Literature Cited.


Why do i need to cite my sources

Why do I need to cite my sources?

  • To document your sources and give credit to the authors, or people you used for your research.

  • It is the right and legal thing to do – LICT!

  • It’s part of being an ethical user of information.


When and where do i do this

When and where do I do this?

  • Your references should be cited at the end of your research paper.

  • When? It’s a good idea to do it as you go, so you are not overwhelmed doing it all at the end.

  • Keep track of all your sources – books, internet sites and dates, articles, etc.


How do i write a bibliography or works cited

How do I write a “bibliography” or Works Cited”?

  • Most schools use a format called MLA

  • MLA stands for Modern Language Association

  • There are different ways of recording your information depending on what your source is (books, encyclopedias, newspaper, article, email, interview, internet, etc.)


Sample websites of mla bibliographies

Sample websites of MLA bibliographies

  • Long Island University Library - Colour-coded sample (http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citmla.htm )

  • Middle school sample


Citation machine

Citation Machine

  • This is a website that helps you make your bibliography.

  • You need to spell items correctly and enter correct information so that your bibliography is correct.

  • http://citationmachine.net/


Works cited

Works Cited

  • Delaney, Robert. MLA Citation Style. B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library. http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citmla.htm 08 Dec. 2008.

  • How to Make a Sample Bibliography, http://intranet.dalton.org/departments/Libraries/MSLIB/citation.html 08 Dec. 2008.


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Created by V. Fogarty

Teacher Librarian

Chancellor School

2008


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