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Assignment #2

Works Cited

INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY 8 (30pts) 2-3 days

Vocabulary
Source-n.

works-n./pl.

Cite-v.

works cited-n.

Intellectual property-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!

www.mla.org (Modern Language Association


http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/7474/05/ (Explanation of MLA style format
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/

www.easybib.com (online Works Cited maker)

1. Go to www.mla.org
2. What does MLA stand for?
Modern Language Association
3. Now go to http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/
4. What does OWL stand for and which University hosts the website?
Online Writing Lab and the University is Purdue

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 a research paper. Should have one-inch margins, last
name, and page number header as the rest of the paper.
6. How should you list authors names in a works cited?
Alphabetically by last name first, middle names or middle initials follow the first name.

7. How do you know which sources to include in a works cited?


By listing page numbers, using italic, and determine the Medium of Publication.
8. What information should be included in a cited entry?
Determine the Medium of Publication, mostly printed as Web Sources, maybe CD, DVD,
or film. Always put a name, or Authors name on a presentation and include italics
instead of underlining for titles.

9. How do you know when to use italics for a title or quotations when citing a source?
For titles of larger works and quotation marks for shorter works.
10. How should you list sources with an unknown author?
Alphabetize works that do not have a known author. Use a shortened version of the title
in the parenthetical citations in a paper.

11. Should you include page numbers in your Works Cited?


List Page numbers if needed. MLA style uses a hyphen in a span of pages.
12. What should you title your Works Cited?
Label the page Works Cited and center the words Works Cited at the top of the page.
Capitalize each word in the titles of articles, books, but dont capitalize articles such as
prepositions or conjunctions unless if its the first word of a title.

Practice!
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:


Hedberg, Mitch. Strategic Grill Locations. Comedy Central, 2003. CD.

Magazine/Journal Article Example:


Buchan, Dana. A Special Education. Good Housekeeping Mar. 2006:
143-48. Print.

Newspaper Article Example:


Krugman, Andrew. Fear of Eating. New York Times 21 May 2007 late
Ed.: Al. Print.
Video Example:
Shimabukuro, Jake. Ukulele Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro. Online video clip.
YouTube. YouTube, 22 Apr. 2006. Web. 9 Sept. 2010.

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

Subject line in email should read: Your last name then WC


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