Example of a book example
Example of an Encarta
Example of a Webpage
Author. (Date). Article Name. Publication Name. Place
of publication: Publishing company. Page.
Write a summary of your source material.
It should be two to three sentences
If you are writing an annotated bibliography,
then also do the following:
Include everything you will use in your paper
in bulleted form: direct quotes, paraphrases, statistics, pertinent information,
This bibliography will often end up being
longer than your paper!!
That is OK.
It should be specific enough that you can
write your paper directly from it (without even consulting the original
What follows are examples of bibliography entries:
Stutz, D. (24 August 1998). How to Write a Short Paper.
Stutz's Stylebook. Chicago, IL: Sanford and Son, Ltd. 215-217.
It is a good idea when you're writing to just
write down your thoughts as they pop into your head. Don't worry
about editing or correcting mistakes, just get the ideas down on paper.
Worry about organizing your ideas later.
"Almost everybody thinks that what they are
writing is bad at the time they write it: your aim is to find a way around
this mental block."
Encarta Electronic Encyclopedia. (1998). Libraries
and Technology. Encarta Electronic Encyclopedia. Microsoft Corporation.
Reference librarianship has developed rapidly.
Computer databases now cover a lot of different topics.
"Reference librarians help patrons by searching
the commercially and publicly developed databases of bibliographic information
about materials in a great variety of fields."
Librarians' salaries now account for some
42% of all education-related salaries.
Mr. Stutz's School Site
Mr. Stutz teaches Social Science classes
He teaches at John Marshall
He has mostly juniors and seniors
He's the best.
Must include the last name of the author and
the year of publication
|The vast majority of Africa's population
lives along the seacoast. (Stutz, 1998).
|Stutz (1998) states that the vast majority
of Africa's population lives along the seacoast.
On an internet citation, just include the
info up through the ".com" part of the address
|Most students at John Marshall agree that
social studies is their favorite class. (stutzfamily.com, 1999).
Use a page number when quoting the exact words
of a source
|Stutz (1998, p. 215) explained that "relative
to the continental density distribution, the coastal areas are home to
an overwhelming majority of Africans."