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Works Cited

Vocabulary Source-n. Cite-v. Intellectual property-n.


works-n./pl. works cited-n. format-n./v

Objectives -Learn how to give credit to others intellectual property in an organized way. -Use examples to help you. -Practice

The goal is to be able to cite various sources of media that may be used in a paper or presentation by someone who is not the original creator. The task is to practice organizing the information included in a cited source properly. Practice examples will include citing quotes or information from written works (books, magazines, newspapers), images of artwork (paintings, drawings, photos), music (songs/albums) and what to do if the information comes from the internet.

Web Sites for Works Cited. There are so many resources to help you cite sources! (Modern Language Association (Explanation of MLA style format (online Works Cited maker)

Inform yourself 1. Go to 2. What does MLA stand for? Modern Language Association 3. Now go to 4. What does OWL stand for and which University hosts the website? OWL stands for Online Writing Lab , Purdue hosts the website In the ribbon at the top, click on Research and Citation, then on left side tabs, click on MLA Style, then click on MLA Overview and Work shop, then scroll down to Works Cited Page: Basic Format and click on that. Read through the document and answer the questions below. 5. Where should the works cited page be in a research or presentation? On a separate page at the end of the document 6. How should you list authors names in a works cited? Alphabetically last name first then first name then middle initial/name

7. How do you know which sources to include in a works cited? Include all works you used in your paper 8. What information should be included in a cited entry? Author name and title 9. How do you know when to use italics for a title or quotations when citing a source? Italics are for bigger works like novels and quotation marks are for smaller works like short stories 10. How should you list sources with an unknown author? Alphabetically by title

11. Should you include page numbers in your Works Cited? Yes 12. What should you title your Works Cited? Works Cited

Find an example of each of the following types of media sources and write the example you find in the box provided under each. Book Example: Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York: Penguin, 1987. Poem or Short Story Example: Burns, Robert. "Red, Red Rose." 100 Best-Loved Poems. Ed. Philip Smith. New York: Dover, 1995. 26. Print. CD-song or album Example: Beethoven, Ludwig van. The 9 Symphonies. Perf. NBC Symphony Orchestra. Cond. Arturo Toscanini. RCA, 2003. CD. Magazine/Journal Article Example: Poniewozik, James. "TV Makes a Too-Close Call." Time 20 Nov. 2000: 70-71. Print.

Newspaper Article Example: Krugman, Andrew. "Fear of Eating." New York Times 21 May 2007 late ed.: A1. Print. Video Example: The Usual Suspects. Dir. Bryan Singer. Perf. Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin, and Benecio del Toro. Polygram, 1995. Film.

An Entire Website Example: The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The Writing Lab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U, 2008. Web. 23 Apr. 2008.