How to Cite a Gale Opposing Viewpoints “Viewpoint Essay” in Noodletools
Opposing Viewpoint’s “Viewpoint” articles are taken from print books called anthologies –
collections of different articles written by different authors, all discussing a common topic. The
books also include additional comments and information from the book editors. So first you
must cite the print publication information. Then you must cite the online information. To
begin, after you have your article selected, click on the “Source Citation” link at the top of the
article page. Then open Noodletools and go to your list.
1. In the Select a citation type field, choose “Anthology/Book Collection.”
2. Choose Material in a book (collection).
3. Choose Online: Text of a printed anthology or other book collection available online.
4. The Title of the entire book / anthology is listed in italics, after the article author and
5. The Title of the specific work (the article you are reading) is listed in quotation marks.
6. The Author(s) of the specific work is listed first in the citation, before the article title.
7. The Publication city of the anthology, the Publisher of the anthology, and the
Publication year of the anthology are all listed in the citation immediately after the
8. The Editor(s) of book / anthology is listed immediately after the title of the book,
preceded by “Ed.”
9. For the Name of website or online database, enter “Opposing Viewpoints Resource
Center.” (This is listed in italics the citation after the print publication information.)
10. The URL is not required, unless your teacher wants you to include it. If you do not
include it, then erase the “http://” in the URL field so that the field is blank. If you do
include the URL, use this one: “http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/?db=OVRC.” *Do
not use the long URL supplied in the citation at the bottom of the article.
11. NoodleBib automatically enters the Most recent date of access (M, D, YYYY), so you
don’t have to enter that information yourself.
12. Click on “Generate citation.” Your citation in NoodleBib should look similar to this:
Simon, Paul. “Capital Punishment Does Not Make Nations Safer.” At Issue: Does Capital
Punishment Deter Crime? Ed. Amy Keyzer. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2008. N. pag.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Web. 26 Oct. 2009.