Works Cited: Sample Entries

For more examples and further explanations, see The Practical Writer, 7th edition, Chapter 25.

 

BOOKS and OTHER PRINT SOURCES

 

One Author:

 

Stafford, Patricia M. Your Two Brains. New York: Atheneum, 1996.

 

Two Authors:

 

Spangenburg, Ray, and Diane K. Moser. The Story of America’s Bridges.

New York: Facts on File, 1991.

 

Group as Author

 

National Commission on Health Care. Report of the National Commission

            on Health Care. Washington: GPO, 1994.

 

Government and International Body Publications:

 

United States. Dept. of State. Islamic Developments in Africa.

            Washington: GPO, 1989.

 

Author Not Given:

 

A Collection of Slavic Stories and Rhymes. Baltimore: Court, 1995.

 

Editor(s):

 

Kemp, Gilbert M., ed.  Narcotics Trafficking and the Caribbean Islands.

Madison: U of Wisconsin, 1990.

 

Part of a Collection:

 

Parker, Robin. “Working Mothers Benefit the Family.” The Family in

            America: Opposing Viewpoints. Ed. Viqi Wagner. San Diego:

Greenhaven, 1992. 141-46.

 

Edition Other Than First:

 

Doyle, Rachel Marie. Desktop Publishing Software. 3d ed. New York:

Schocken, 1997.

 

Encyclopedia or Almanac – familiar and with annual new editions:

 

LeMone, Margaret A. “Cloud.” World Book Encyclopedia, 2000 ed.

 

“National Park System.” World Almanac and Book of Facts. 2001 ed.

 

Other Encyclopedias:

“Ceramic Artists.” Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance.

Ed. Holli R. Constance. Vol. 2. Chicago: Ferguson, 2001.

 

“Sound Technician.” Communications and the Arts. New York:

Macmillan, 1993. Vol. 3 of Career Information Center. 13 vols.

 

Periodical – Magazine Article:

 

Ratnesar, Romesh. “Why Bush Had to Act.” Time 25 Mar. 2002: 36+.

 

Periodical – Newspaper Article:

 

Kong, Deborah. “Illegal Immigrants abound in some jobs.” The Des

Moines Register 22 Mar. 2002: A1.

 

NON-PRINT Sources

 

Web-Based Databases such as EBSCO and World Book:

 

Ash, Timothy Garton. “The New Adolph Hitler?” Time 5 Apr. 1999:

76+. Online EBSCO. Available <http://search.epnet.com>

(25 Oct. 2000).

 

Smith, Jeff. “Autism.” World Book Online. 2002. Online. Internet.

Available <http://www.worldbookonline.com> (2 Mar. 2002).

           

 

World Wide Web Site:

 

Peagram, William. “American Civil War Ordnance.” 1996. Online.

Internet. Available <http://www.geoglobe.com/users>  (10 Feb.

1997).

 

E-Mail Messages:

 

Smith, Bob. “African Safaris.” 20 May 2001. Online. Internet. Personal

E-mail. Available bsmith@mediapolis.k12.ia.us (21 Jan. 2002).