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Research Paper. #6 The Works Cited Page. Works Cited Page. Using the information from your bib cards, record the publishing information about the sources you used. Use the works cited info, which follows: 1. Your list should be compiled alphabetically

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Research paper

Research Paper


The Works Cited Page

Works cited page

Works Cited Page

  • Using the information from your bib cards, record the publishing information about the sources you used. Use the works cited info, which follows:

    1. Your list should be compiled


    2. If a work has no author, alphabetize it by the title of the work.

    3. Begin the Works Cited list on a new page.

Mla format

MLA format

  • You are using the MLA (Modern Language Association of America) format for your paper.

  • If you have a source that doesn’t fit the following examples, ask me and we will check the MLA Handbook for the correct format to use.

Works cited examples

Works Cited Examples

Book with a single author:

Penrose, Roland. Picasso. London:

Phaidon Press Ltd., 1991.

Book with two authors:

Robb, David M., and J.J. Garrison. Art in the Western World. New York: Harper & Row, 1963.

Works cited examples1

Works Cited Examples

Book with Three or More Authors:

Wold, Milo, et al. An Introduction to Music and Art in the Western World. Dubuque: Brown and Benchmark, 1996.

Magazine Article:

Hughes, Robert. “The Artist: Pablo Picasso.”Time 8 Jun. 1998: 72-77.

Works cited examples2

Works Cited Examples

Newspaper Article:

Bradley, Jeff. “Picasso’s Genius as a Graphic Artist on Display at New Metro State Center.”Denver Post 10 Jun. 1998: F1

Encyclopedia Article

McCully, Marilyn. “Picasso.”The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia. 15th ed. 1998.

Works cited examples3

Works Cited Examples

Internet Article

“Picasso and Cubism.” Des. Denise Hall. 7 Nov. 1996. University of Texas. 15 July 1998


Works cited info

Works Cited Info

  • Reverse only the last name of the first author if more than one author is listed.

  • If there is no author listed, list the editor of the work. If no editor, begin with the title.

Works cited info1

Works Cited Info

  • Title information follows the author information and lists the title of the article, essay, or other part of the book first if needed, then the title of the book.

  • Publication information follows the author and title information. This section lists the editor’s name, edition number, edition number, volume number, and series name. Always list the city of publication, publisher’s name, and publication date.

Citing online sources

Citing Online Sources

  • Note: If you can’t find all the information needed for a particular source, provide as much as is available.

  • See the following frames for a list of what you need for online sources citations.

Online source info

Online Source Info

  • Author, editor, compiler

  • Title of article, poem, or short work (in quotation marks)

  • Title of book (underlined)

  • Editor, compiler, or translator of the text (if not mentioned earlier)

  • Publication info for any print version of the text

Online source info1

Online Source Info

6.Title of periodical, database, professional or personal site (underlined)

7. Editor or director of the periodical or database.

8. Version number of the source, of for a journal, the volume number, issue number, or other identifying number

Online source info2

Online Source Info

9.Date of electronic publication, of the last update, or of the posting.

10. Total number of pages (if they are numbered)

11. Name of the institution or organization sponsoring or associated with the Internet site.

Online source info3

Online Source Info

12.Date when you accessed the source

13. Electronic address of the source (in angle brackets)



  • “Research Paper Writing.”Grammar

    and Composition Handbook (Grade 10). New York: Glencoe McGraw-Hill, 2002.

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