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BOOK WITH ONE AUTHOR

Last Name, First Name. Title. City of Publication: Publisher, Date.

Ehle, John. Trail of Tears: the Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation.  New York: Anchor Books, 1988.

BOOK WITH TWO AUTHORS

Last Name, First Name and First Name Last Name. Title. City of Publication: Publisher, Date.

Luchetti, Cathy, and Carol Olwell.  Women of the West. New York: Norton, 1992.

FILM

Title of movie. Video Format. Directed by First Name Last Name. Original Release Year; City of Publication: Distributer, Video Release Year.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. DVD. Directed by Christopher Columbus. 2001; Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2002.

INTERVIEW (PUBLISHED OR BROADCAST)

Last Name, First Name. Interview by First Name Last name. Name of Broadcast Show, Television Network, Broadcast Date.

Hathaway, Anne. Interview by Charlie Rose, The Charlie Rose Show, PBS, November 24, 2010.

ONLINE DATABASE ARTICLE

Title of Database, s.v. "Title of Entry," date of access. URL of database service.

American History, s.v. "Trail of Tears," accessed March 3, 2011. http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/

PRINT ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE

Author Last Name, First Name. Title of Encyclopedia. City of publication: Publisher, Date, s.v. "Title of Entry."

Woodger, Elin and Brandon Toropov. Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. New York: Facts on File, 2004, s.v. "Clark, William."

WEB SITE

Sponser/Publisher. "Page Title." Website Title. Website URL. (date of access).

National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior. "Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park Service)." U.S. National Park Service-- 
        Experience Your America.  http://www.nps.gov/trte/index.htm. (accessed March 3, 2011)

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE IN A DATABASE

Title. "Title of article." Date published. Date of access. Website URL.

New York Herald (New York). "The Battle of Gettysburg Scene of the Battle of Wednesday, July 1---The  Cavalry Fight." July 3, 1863. Accessed May 1, 2014. 
        http://infotrac.galegroup.com.ezproxy.bpl.org/itw/infomark/646/70/25943057w16/ purl=rc1_NCNP_0_GT3003728973&dyn=3!xrn_1_0_GT300
        3728973&hst_1?sw_aep=mlin_b_bpublic.
           

KEY POINTS FOR YOUR BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • List your sources in alphabetical order
  • Do NOT number the entries
  • Use hanging indent  (Format-->Paragraph-->Indention-->Special-->Hanging)
  • Single Space within an entry, but double space between entries
  • URLS should NOT be hyperlinks, i.e. NOT blue and underlined  (right click-->remove hyperlink)
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