FremontMiddle SchoolMLA Bibliographic Citation Guide
Check for more detailed citations and help (see below)

NoodleBib account creation – see password sticker in assignment book for username/password. Create an account with username as your school computer log in username and a personal password. Write on sticker.

Sources you use in your research should be cited in two ways:
1. Parenthetical notes in your text
2. Complete citation on your "Works Cited" page

Formatting tips: Italicize the title, only one space after each part, punctuate as shown, use a hanging indent on the first line and five extra spaces for each additional line, double space the entire Works Cited. (Parenthetical citation to appear in the text of your project)

Sample Formats for Common Resources

Book or pamphlet with one author

Author last name, first name. Title. Place of publication: Publisher, Copyright date. Print

Sperry, Armstrong. All about the Arctic and the Antarctic. New York: Random House, 1997. Print.

CultureGrams Online

“Country name.” Title of Product. Publisher name, year. Medium of publication. date accessed.

“Peru.” CultureGrams World Edition. ProQuest, 2010. Web. 19 May 2010.

Gale Online Databases: Find at the bottom of the article, then copy/paste to Works Cited page

Internet Website Title of website is on the blue bar at top left USE ALSO FOR ONLINE IMAGES

Author last name, first name (or creator if image). Name of Website, Date created. Sponsoring
organization. Access date. <URL>.

Smith, John. The World Factbook 2010, 2010. Central Intelligence Agency. 12 April 2010.

Periodical (Magazine) Article - Print version

Author last name, first name. “Article title.” Name of Periodical (Magazine). Date: Pages. Print.

Hanson, Julie. “Birds on the Fly.” Birds and Blooms. July 2010: 12-16. Print.

Reference Print (Encyclopedia) Resource

Author last name, first name. “Article Title.” Title of reference source. Edition ed. Copyright date.

Smith, John. “Parachuting.” World Book Encyclopedia. 16th ed. 2010. Print

World Book Online: Find at the bottom of the article, then copy/paste to Works Cited page