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Internal Citations and Works Cited Page. Writing the Rough Draft. Works Cited Page. The Works Cited page is a list of all sources you have used in your paper. Direct Quotes Summaries Paraphrases. How to Create Your Works Cited Page. Gather all of the source sheets you have

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Internal citations and works cited page

Internal Citations and Works Cited Page

Writing the Rough Draft


Works cited page

Works Cited Page

  • The Works Cited page is a list of all sources you have used in your paper.

    • Direct Quotes

    • Summaries

    • Paraphrases


How to create your works cited page

How to Create Your Works Cited Page

  • Gather all of the source sheets you have

  • Go to www.easybib.com

  • Choose a source type and enter all info from your source sheet that it asks for

  • If easybib asks for something you didn’t record, try to find it. Otherwise, leave that part blank

  • If there is something on your sheet easybib doesn’t ask for, then leave it out!


Creating your works cited page

Creating your works cited page….

  • Continue adding until you have added all of the sources you plan to use in the paper.

  • Do not use easybib for Ebscohost or Worldbook online—you already have those cited correctly!!!

  • When all sources have been entered, choose “export to Microsoft Word.”


Putting it all together

Putting it all together….

  • Easybib will open a new document and properly format it for you.

  • The Word document should have a hanging indent, 12 point font, Times New Roman, etc.

  • Your sources should be listed ALPHABETICALLY by the first word of the citation.

  • You will need to manually insert any additional sources (Ebsco, Worldbook Online) where they belong ALPHABETICALLY!!!!


How to give credit as you type your rough draft

How to give credit as you type your rough draft…..

  • We use INTERNAL CITATIONS to show when we have paraphrased, summarized or directly quoted a fact or idea from a source.

  • In general, an internal citation includes the author’s last name and page number that the information came from. (Golding 25)

  • This information is enclosed in parenthesis at the end of the sentence where the fact/idea is located.


What if there is no author no page

What if there is no author? No page?

  • MANY of your sources may not have an author or page numbers.

  • The general rule is to use whatever is listed first on the Works Cited entry.

  • Complete the “Internal Citations List” found on the O drive (under “common” in “Ridgway” folder on the O drive)

  • This list will help you to see what the citation should look like every time you cite a source. IT MAY BE DIFFERENT FOR EACH SOURCE YOU HAVE!!!!!


Examples of what an internal citation may look like

Examples of what an Internal Citation may look like….

  • Book with author and page numbers:

    The boy had a look about him that “proclaimed no evil” (Golding 21).

  • Entry in a printed encyclopedia:

    Whenever humans feel happy, there is a little bit of sadness, too (“Happiness” 245).

  • Online encyclopedia with no author:

    “There is no worse death than the death we die each day by not living” (“Death”).


What if you refer to the author in the text

What if you refer to the author in the text?

  • If you refer to the author before giving a direct quote, you do not have to list the author in the citation, just the page #--

    According to William Golding, “Man is evil without civilization” (312).

  • When using a quote book or concordance, refer to the speaker in text, and then cite the quote book or website as your source:

    As William Shakespeare wrote in his famous play, Hamlet, “To be or not to be? That is the question” (Bartlett 299).


What other details do i need to pay attention to

What other details do I need to pay attention to????

  • PUNCTUATION!!!!

  • The citation goes at the END of the sentence that contains the information.

  • The citation should appear BEFORE the end punctuation of the sentence.

  • If the information INSIDE the citation is a title or subject heading, it needs to be properly punctuated as well.

    …“proclaimed no evil” (Golding 21).

    …a little bit of sadness, too (“Happiness” 245).


What other details do i need to pay attention to1

What other details do I need to pay attention to????

  • Title page—

    MLA format does NOT require a title page. The first page of your FORMAL paper should have a heading in the upper LEFT that includes the following:

    Your name

    My name

    Advanced English 8

    Date


What other details do i need to pay attention to2

What other details do I need to pay attention to?

  • Double Spaced

  • Times New Roman

  • 12 point font

  • Proper heading (see previous slide)

  • Title (centered below heading)

  • Page numbers with your last name in the upper right corner of every page EXCEPT the first page


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