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% & Cite v. to quote (a reference, a person) as proof. Citation n. quotation of such as a reference or proof. Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. City: Publisher Name, year. Print. Eierman, Colby. Fruit Trees in Small Spaces. Portland, Or.: Timber Press, 2012. Print. ! Sandler, Martin and Louis Smith. Inventors of the Century. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2002. Print. • • • • • • • • Title of Book. Ed. editor’s name. City: Publisher Name, year. Print. The Best American Short Stories. Ed. Frederick Gaines. Boston: Dawson Press, 2010. Print. " # # Author. “Title of Article.” Name of Book. Ed. Editor’s Name. Volume. City: Publisher, year. Print. James, Ann R. “Italy.” Encyclopedia of World Geography. Ed. Richard Arons. Vol. 10. New York: Macmillian, 2010. Print. "Academy Awards." Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film. Ed. Keith Grant. Vol. 1. New York: Schirmer Reference, 2007. Print. Double space all lines. Write author’s name as Last Name, First Name. Write dates as day month year (5 Feb. 2012). Abbreviate months except May, June, July. For page numbers, list the first page and add + if they’re not consecutive pages (221+). Double check all capitalization and punctuation. For items without titles, such as photos or charts, give them a label based on the item, but don’t put it in quotes or italics. Do not cite free clip art images. & $% ' & ! Indent all the lines of your citation AFTER the first line. This is called a “hanging indent.” To do this easily... 1. Type your citation first with NO tabs or indents. 2. In Microsoft Word 2010, highlight ALL the lines in the citation and click the Page Layout tab. 3. Open the Paragraph dialog box by clicking on the lower corner arrow. 4. Under the “Indentation” section, pull down the menu for “Special” and choose Hanging. Last name of person interviewed, First. Personal interview. Date of interview. & ! Last name of person interviewed, First. Interview by First name Last name. Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site, date of interview or n.d. Web. date of access. Last name of person interviewed, First. Interview. Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site, date of interview or n.d. Web. date of access. Examples: '! & ! ( Look up the format to cite any kind of resource you’ve used in the book, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. found on the library shelves at REF 808.027 MLA. Chapter 5 gives sample citations for practically anything—from advertisements to comic strips. '! & ! ( To look up a specific citation not listed here, go to OWL’s MLA Works Cited Page: http://tinyurl.com/owlworkscited Huffington, Arianna. Interview. The Interview Archive. BBC Worldservice. 4 July 2008. Web. 12 June 2010. Jamison, David. Interview by Frank Helmsley. Fresh Air . LIfe Public Radio, 6 Aug. 2012. Web. 13 Sept. 2012. • • • EasyBib: www.easybib.com BibMe: www.bibme.org KnightCite www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite !" # $

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& Citations for most online resources follow this format: Author. “Title of Page.” Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site, date of web page. Web. date of access. & # & !& ! ( )! % However, when you find web sites that don’t give all the information MLA requires for a citation, write these abbreviations in: • No date: n.d. • No publisher of web site: n.p. • No author: there is no abbreviation—just skip it And for books, use these too: • No place (city): N.p. (capitalize the N) • No page numbers: n. pag. Check with your teacher to see if you are required to include the web address. If so, write it as and put it at the very end of the citation. Author. “Title of Article.” Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site, date of web page. Web. date of access. “Presidential Double Take: The Difference Four Years Makes.” It’s All Politics. National Public Radio, 20 Jan 2010. Web. 21 June 2013. Tuttle, Brad. “"The Super Bowl Has Morphed into an Entire Season—for Advertising.” Time. Time Inc., 23 Jan. 2012. Web. 14 July 2012. “Maplewood, New Jersey.” Map. Google Maps. Google, 15 May 2008. Web. 22 Apr. 2013. “State Map of Michigan.” Map. Maps of World. Compare Infobase Ltd., 2012, Web. 3 Oct. 2013. % Photographer’s Name. “Title of Photo.” date taken. Online image. Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site. Web. Date of access. Smith, Greg. “Rhesus Monkeys in the Zoo.” 3 May 2003. Online image. Flickr. Yahoo Inc. Web. 12 June 2013. Weaver, Bruce. "Challenger Explosion." 28 Jan. 1986. Online image. AP Images. The Associated Press. Web. 30 Jan. 2013. # " # ) Author. “Title of Article.” Name of Journal. Volume # (year): pages. Web. date of access. Briggeman, Brian and Jayson Lusk. “Preferences for Fairness and Equity in the Food System.” European Review of Agricultural Economics. 38.1 (2011): 1-29. Web. 2 Dec. 2012. # Author. Title of Book. City: Publisher, year. Name of Web Site. Web. date of access. Ball, Robert. Astronomy. London: Longmans, Green and Col, 1877. Google Books. Web. 22 Jan. 2013. " # # ! &( ! *! %! + & ! !*! On our RHS web page in the Digital Backpack, click on Information Resources to find credible, published information—and the MLA citations are included for each article to copy and paste! . # # # " Author. Title of Book. City: Publisher Name, year. File type. Rowley, Hazel. Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage. New York: Farrar, 2010. Kindle file. Performer. Title of Recording. Name of Production Company, year. Name of Web Site. Web. date of access. Holiday, Billie. The Essence of Billie Holiday. Columbia, 1991. Vocal Classics. Web. 21 Jan. 2013. West, Kanye. Amazing. Roc-A-Fella Records, 2009. YouTube. Web. 8 Feb. 2013. & & # %* + Author. “Title of article.” year. PDF file (or Microsoft Word file). Name of Web Site. Web. date of access. Smith, John. “Border Crossing.” 2007. PDF file. Facts of the Country. Web. 22 Mar. 2013. Author. “Title of page.” Chart. Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site, date of web page. Web. date of access. “”Table of English Tenses.” Chart. English Grammar Online 4U. Lingo4you, 2010. Web. 17 Nov. 2013. “Name of Map.” Map. Name of Web Site. Publisher of Web Site, date of map. Web. date of access. Title of Movie. Dir. Director’s name. Perf. Performer names. Name of Production Company, year. Name of Web Site. Web. date of access. It’s A Wonderful Life. Dir. Frank Capra. Perf. James Stewart. RKO, 1946. Vintage Films.com. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. Get to Know NYC Ballet. New York City Ballet, n.d. YouTube. Web. 22 Jan. 2013. , # Name of Publisher, broadcast date. Name of Web Site. Web. date of access. “Mike Rowe: Learning from Dirty Jobs.” TEDTalks. 05 Mar. 2009. YouTube. Web. 21 Aug. 2013. "Digital Discoveries." EISD Instructional Technology, n.d. Vimeo. Web. 19 Feb. 2013. “Hourly News Summary.” National Public Radio, 20 July 2007. NPR.com. Web. 20 July 2013. “Title of Episode.” Title of Program (if applicable).

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