WORKS CITED FORMAT

MLA (Modern Language Association) Format ~Adjusted to meet the needs of 4th graders~
* Samples are noted below.

BOOKS/PAMPHLETS
ONE AUTHOR Last Name of Author, First Name. Title of Book. City: Publishing Company, Year. * Mandell, Richard. Sport: A Cultural History. New York: Columbia University Press, 1984. TWO OR THREE AUTHORS Last Name of First Author Listed, First Name, and First and Last Names of Other Authors Listed. Title of Book. City: Publishing Company, Year. * Pearson, Carol, and Katherine Pope. The Female Hero in American British Literature. New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1981. UNKNOWN AUTHOR Title of Book. City: Publishing Company, Year. * Oxford Esssential World Atlas. New York: Oxford UP, 1996. PAMPHLET Title of Pamphlet (pamphlet). City pamphlet was received in, Year pamphlet was received. * Information about Santa Cruz Mission (pamphlet). Santa Cruz, 2003.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS
ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE WITH AUTHOR Last Name of Author, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Encyclopedia. year ed. * Littleton, C. Scott. “Mythology.” The World Book Encyclopedia. 1987 ed. Note: If there is no author, just leave it out and start with “Title of Article.”

ELECTRONIC SOURCES
CD ROM PRODUCTS Author. “Title.” Original Publication Date. Series of CD-Rom. Place of Publication: publisher, date. * Williams, T. Harry. “The Military Leadership of the North and South.” 1960. US History on CD-Rom. Parsippany, NJ: Bureau Development. 1992. Note: If there is no author, just leave it out and start with “Title.” WWW SITES Author. Title of Site. Date of Publication (if available). <Complete URL> Date of access. * Burka, Lauren P. A Hyertext History of Multi-User Dimension. December 1994. <http://www.ccs.new.edu/home/lpd/mud-history.html> January 5, 2002. Name of Image (image). <image address which usually ends .jpg> Date you accessed the image. * Father Serra (image). <http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/images/serra.jpg> February 10, 2005.

Note: If there is no author, just leave it out and start with Title of Site.

OTHER SOURCES
MAP Title of Map [Map]. Publisher, Date, type of map, color or black and white., dimensions, Scale. Projection. * Plastic Relief Map of the World [Map]. Educational Aids, 1963, relief map, col., 47x67 com., 1:1,013,760, Mercator Projection.

URL’s should NOT be shown as hyperlinks (blue & underlined)!

Be PICKY – follow the examples closely! Put periods, italics, commas, etc. all in the same spots as the samples.

Missing information to fill in the entry? First, go back to the source of information and collect as much of the missing information as possible. Next, complete the entry with as much of the information as you were able to find.

Works Cited
Big Cats. <http://www.bigcats.com/catregions.mv?CA> January 2, 2005. Bootzin, Richard R. and Catherine P. Harris. Psychology Today: An Introduction. 6th ed. New York: Random House, 1986. “New Human Retrovirus.” Science News. 132 December 26, 1987: 391.

Should not be underlined or put in quotes

Plastic Relief Map of the World [Map]. Educational Aids, 1963, relief map, col., 47x67 com., 1:1,013,760, Mercator Projection. Romer, Roy. “Government,” The World Book Encyclopedia. 1987 ed.

The final copy of the Works Cited page should be typed in alphabetical order by the last names of the authors or by the first word of the title if no author is known. The entries should not be indented. The entire Works Cited page should be single spaced with one extra break/space between each entry.

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