The Works Cited Page. Literary Research. Step One:. As you’re researching, make sure you note all the bibliographic material you’ll need to do the works cited page Author’s name; Book or article title; Journal name; Relevant dates and publication sites; Page numbers;. Step Two:.
Alphabetize by the author’s last name
Continuous pagination means that all of the issues of one volume have consecutively number pages; thus the first issue of the volume might contain pages 1-145 and the second issue of the volume might contain pages 146-290, etc.
Weekly magazine--Note that volume numbers are not listed for magazines. The article title is placed in quotation marks, and periodical titles should be underlined.
Non-Continuous Pagination means that each issue begins pagination separately; the first, second, third, etc. issues of a volume will each begin with page 1.
Off-campus, your user name is your student ID number and your password is your first initial, last name, i.e., dsmith
You’ll cite the source according to what kind it is—journal article, book chapter, etc—but then you’ll have a reference to the database in which you found it
To find the essay, you have to find the book that it’s in—in this case, the book by J. Bayley, The Uses of Division, unity and Disharmony in Literature.
This is the name of the person who wrote the essay
This is the name of the essay itself
This is the name and author of the book where the particular essay exists. Look for the word in and the information that follows it
Look at this entry
In your works cited entry, you must provide the information that will let a reader find the article either in the original source or in the Gale source.
That means you’ll need to look for the article’s original citation. In the earlier volumes, it comes at the end of the article
In more recent volumes of Gale, the bibliographic information is at the beginning of the article
Wherever you find it, you’ll need to be able to recognize what the original source was, i.e., journal, book, etc. Write the works cited entry as you would if you had read the critical essay in its original source.
The book’s name
The editor’s name
Publisher and place of publication
But you also need to note the information from the Gale reference book you’re using. Go to the title page of the reference book.
You also need the date of publication, which is on the back of the title page.