COUNCIL ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT
WORKS CONSULTED FORMAT GUIDE
(Revised September, 2009)
A “Works Consulted” section must be included at the end of a research paper or project. It will include all the research materials you have used in preparing the assignment. The purpose of the list is to lead the reader/viewer of the paper or project back to the original sources of your information.
These examples are based on the format suggested in the following:Modern Language Association. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th edition. New York:Modern Language Association, 2009. Print
BOOK WITH ONE AUTHOR (may be the editor or compiler)
Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date. Print. SeriesYanuck, Debbie L. The Bald Eagle. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2003. Print.First facts. American Symbols.BOOK WITH TWO AUTHORSLast Name, First Name (first author), and First Name Last Name (second author). ed(s)[if editor(s)]. Full Title of Book. Edition [if stated]. Volume number (s)[if a multivolume work].Place of Publication: Publisher, Date. Publication medium.Gates, Henry L., and Evelyn B. Higginbotham, eds. African American NationalBiography. 8 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 208. Print.
BOOK WITH MORE THAN TWO AUTHORS
You have two options, either name only the first author,
and add et al (and others) or give all names other than the first,
in full and in the order in which they appear on the title page.
Continue to follow format above for a book with two authors.
Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Book. City: Publisher. Date of edition. Print.
Bennett, Albert P. "Snake." World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book.1997. Print.
REFERENCE BOOK WITH TOPICAL ARRANGEMENTLast Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Book. Volume Number. City: Publisher.Date of Edition. Print.
“The Pop Explosion.” The Story of Music. Vol.6. Danbury: Grolier Educational, 2001. Print.
INFORMATION FROM THE WORLD WIDE WEB (Internet)Last Name, First Name (if given). Title of Article or page. Date of electronic publication,update or posting. Title of site or larger work (if applicable). (Web). Date of Access(Day Month Year).Geiger, Mia. Stuck in the Middle: How Author-Cartoonist Jeff Kinney Helps Kids FindHumor Amidst Middle-School Mayhem. Scholastic. 2009. Web. 17 Aug. 2009.
INFORMATION FROM SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, A DATABASE,
OR ELECTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA
The examples below show how to cite information from the various online services that are
provided to CRSD students accessed by clicking icons on the library webpage or in the
Research Folder. Subscription-based Internet Databases - (World Book, Grolier’s,
Countrywatch, Gale Resources, Sirs Researcher, AccessPA)Last Name, First Name (if given). "Title of Article (if given)." Periodical Title and date(if given). Database Name. Web. Date of Access (Day Month Year).
"Delaware River." America the Beautiful. Grolier Online. Web.
17 Aug. 2009.
Mastrandrea, Michael D. "Global Warming." World Book Student. World Book, 2009.Web. 17 Aug. 2009.Wilson, Jim. "New Breed of Seeing Eye Dog." Popular Mechanics. Apr. 2000. MiddleSearch Plus. EBSCO. 17 Aug. 2009.
NONPRINT MEDIATitle. Series. Writer, Director, Narrator, Producer. Distributor. Copyright date.Medium.Ancient Egypt. Ancient Civilizations for Children. Ann Carroll. Schlessinger Media. 2004.DVD.MAGAZINE ARTICLELast Name, First. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine. Date (Day Month Year):Page(s). Print.Lewis, Scott Alan. "Trouble on Top." Sierra. July 1995: 54-58. Print.NEWSPAPER ARTICLELast Name, First. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper. Date (Day Month Year):Page(s).Benincasa, Robert. "New Hope Puts Brakes on Motorcycle Rally." Bucks County CourierTimes 12 Apr. 1996, sec. B:10. Print.PERSONAL INTERVIEW CONDUCTED FACE TO FACE, BY TELEPHONE,OR BY EMAIL:
Last Name, First Name. Personal Interview. Date.
(Note:The date cited is the date on which you conducted the interview.)
Jackson, Peter. Personal interview. 23 Mar. 2005.
Jones, Esther. Telephone interview. 3 June 2004.Thomas, Amy. E-mail interview. 26 Oct. 2003.