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									                                                               Government publications.
                     BOOKS                                     If no author is listed, treat the government agency as the
                                                               author. Give name of the government first, followed by the
                                                               name of the agency. Title of publication. Place of
Book by a single author.                                       publication: Publisher, year.
Author's name (last name, first name). Title of book. Place
of publication: Publisher, year.                               United States. Department of Justice. Correctional
                                                                   Populations of the United States, 1992. Washington:
Chitty, Dennis. Do Lemmings Commit Suicide? Beautiful              Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1995.
     Hypotheses and Ugly Facts. New York: Oxford UP,
     1996.
                                                               Work in an anthology.
                                                               Author of selection (last name, first name). "Title of
Book by two or three authors.                                  selection." Title of anthology. (followed by "Ed.", if
First author's name (last name, first name), and additional    appropriate) Editor of the anthology (if any) (first name
author's name(s) (first name first). Title of book. Place of   first). Place of publication: Publisher, year. Page
publication: Publisher, year.                                  number(s) of selection.
Rosellini, Gayle, and Mark Worden. Of Course You're            Updike, John. “A & P.” The Bedford Introduction to
   Angry: A Guide to Dealing with the Emotions of                  Literature: Reading, Thinking and Writing. Ed.
   Substance Abuse. rev. ed. Center City: Hazelden,                Michael Meyer. Boston: St. Martin’s, 1996. 487-491.
   1997.
                                                               Mailer, Norman. "Children of the Pied Piper." Vanity Fair
Book by four or more authors.                                      Mar. 1991: 154+. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary
First author's name (last name, first name, followed by "et        Criticism. Ed. Thomas Votteler. Vol. 71. Detroit: Gale,
al.") Title of book. Place of publication: Publisher, year.        1992. 152-157.

Elias, Steve, et al. Personal Bankruptcy. Berkeley: Nolo,      Encyclopedia or dictionary.
     1996.                                                     Author of the entry (if any) (last name, first name). "Entry
                                                               heading or title." Title of the encyclopedia or dictionary.
Book by a corporate author.                                    Edition number (if any). Year. (If the book is not well
Corporate author. Title of book. Place of publication:         known, provide place of publication, and publisher.)
Publisher, year.
                                                               Tavris, Carol. “‘Queen Bee Syndrome.’” Women’s Studies
Children's Express. Voices from the Future: Our Children           Encyclopedia. Ed. Helen Tierney. 3 vols. New York:
    Tell Us About Violence in America. New York: Crown,            Greenwood, 1989.
    1993.
                                                               “Eschatology.” Webster’s New World Dictionary of the
                                                                                         nd
                                                                   American Language. 2 ed. 1982.
Book by an unknown author.
Title of book. (Alphabetize entry by the first word of the
title, not by a, an, or the) (Number of edition if             Multivolume work.
appropriate.) Place of publication: Publisher, year.           Author or editor (last name, first name), (followed by "ed."
                                                               if appropriate.) Title of work. Number of volumes. Place of
The Koran. New York: Crescent, 1974.                           publication: Publisher, year. (If only one volume is being
                                                               cited, write the volume being cited before place of
                                                               publication and total number of volumes after the year.)
Book with editors.
Editor's name (last name, first name), additional editor's
                                                               Schlager, Neil, ed. How Products Are Made: An Illustrated
name(s) (if any) (first name first), ed(s). Title of book.
                                                                   Guide to Product Manufacturing. 5 vols. to date.
Place of publication: Publisher, year.
                                                                   Detroit: Gale, 1994- .
Moen, Phylis, Glen Elder and Kurt Luscher, eds.
                                                               Mills, Lane. Architecture of the Old South. Vol. 1.
   Examining Lives in Context: Perspectives on the
                                                                    Savannah: Beehive, 1996. 2 vols.
   Ecology of Human Development. Washington: APA,
   1995.
                                                               Edition other than the first.
                                                               Author (last name, first name). Title of book. Number of
Introduction, preface, foreword, or afterword
                                                               edition. Place of publication: Publisher, year.
Author of section being cited (last name, first name).
Name of section. Title of Book. Author of book (first name
                                                               Hoff, Ron. I Can See You Naked: a New Revised Edition
first, prefaced with "By"). Place of publication: Publisher,
                                                                    of the National Bestseller on Making Fearless
year.
                                                                    Presentations. New rev. ed. Kansas City: Andrews,
                                                                    1992.
Jeffrey, Ian. Introduction. Secret City: Photographs from
     the USSR. By Boris Savelev. New York: Thames,
                                                               Pasachoff, Jay. Field Guide to the Stars and Planets. 3rd
     1988. 8-12.
                                                                  ed. Boston: Houghton, 1992.

                                                                             PERIODICALS
                                                               Article in a weekly or biweekly magazine.
Author (last name, first name). "Title of article." Title of   Reviewer's name (last name, first name). "Title of Review
magazine day month year: page number(s).                       (if available)." Rev. of Title of work reviewed, Director's
                                                               name (first name first, prefaced with "dir."). Title of
Jasper, William F. “Good Cop, Bad Cop: Alarming                newspaper or magazine day month year: page number(s).
    Expansion and Bad Police Work Define Today’s FBI.”
    New American 26 May 1997: 4-9.                             Wrathall, John. Rev. of That Thing You Do!, dir. Tom
                                                                  Hanks. Sight and Sound Feb. 1997: 57.
Article in a monthly or bimonthly magazine.
Author (last name, first name). "Title of article." Title of   Review of a book.
magazine month year: page number(s).                           Reviewer's name (last name, first name). "Title of Review
                                                               (If available)." Rev. of Title of work reviewed, Author's
Gerry, Ross. “Tempo Training for Freestyle.” Swimming          name (prefaced with "By"). Title of newspaper or
    Technique Apr.-June 1997: 40-42.                           magazine day month year: page number(s).

Article in a journal paginated by volume.                      Abend, Paula. Rev. of Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-to-Z
                                                                  Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavioral
Author (last name, first name). "Title of article." Title of
                                                                  Problems in Dogs, by Nicholas H. Dodman. Animals
journal volume number (year): page number(s).
                                                                  July 1999: 37.
Watson, James and Francis Crick. "A Structure for
   Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid." Nature 171 (1953): 937-
   938.                                                              OTHER RESOURCES
Article in a journal paginated by issue.                       Interview - conducted by the researcher.
Author (last name, first name). "Title of article." Title of
journal volume number.issue number (year): page                Name of person interviewed (last name, first name). Type
number(s).                                                        of interview. Date of interview (day month year).

Jones, Howard Mumford. “The Attractions of Stupidity.” St.     Barker, Jasper. Personal interview. 7 Jan. 2000.
    Croix Review 30.2 (1997): 6-10.
                                                               Black, Brianna. Telephone interview. 13 July 1997.
Article in a daily newspaper.
Author (last name, first name). "Title of article." Title of   Film or video recording.
newspaper without introductory articles [City - if this is a
local newspaper without the city name in its title] day        Title of the film or video. Dir. Name of the director.
month year, edition: page number(s).                           Medium or form, if a video recording. Distributor, year of
                                                               release.     Other pertinent data (writer, performers,
Munsey, Christopher and P. J. Shuey. “Bomb Threats to          producer, original release date), if relevant, may be
   Become Felony.” Capital [Annapolis] 8 May 1997: A1.         included after the name of the director.

Schafer, Sarah. "Home Offices Get Hard Look."                  The Mummy. Dir. Stephen Sommers. Perf. Brendan
   Washington Post 5 Jan. 2000: E1+.                               Fraser, Rachel Weisz, and John Hannah.
                                                                   Videocassette. Universal, 1999.
Editorial in a newspaper.
"Title of article." Editorial. Title of newspaper [City, if    Television or radio program.
appropriate - see above] day month year, edition: page
number(s).                                                     "Title of the episode or segment." Title of the program.
                                                               Title of the series. Name of the network. Station call
Krauthammer, Charles. “Why Feed a Mortal Enemy?”               letters, city location. Broadcast day month year. Other
    Editorial. Washington Post 25 Apr. 1997: A27.              pertinent data (narrator, director, performers), if relevant,
                                                               may be included after the title of the program.
Unsigned article in a newspaper.
                                                               "Chicken, Shrimp, and Sausage Stew." Hot Off the Grill
"Title of article." Title of newspaper or magazine [City, if
                                                                   with Bobby Flay. Food Network. 7 Jan. 2000.
appropriate - see above] day month year, edition: page
number(s).
                                                               "Death and Society." Narr. Joanne Silberner. Weekend
                                                                   Edition Sunday. Natl. Public Radio. WUWM,
“Student Health Insurance Policy.” Anne Arundel
                                                                   Milwaukee. 25 Jan. 1998.
    Community College Campus Crier 23 Sept. 1997: 1.

"Hog Farmers Squabble Over Pork Promotion." The Sun                          ELECTRONIC
    [Baltimore] 5 Jan. 2000, Howard County ed.: 3C.
                                                                             RESOURCES
Unsigned article in a magazine.
"Title of article." Title of magazine day month year: page     CD-ROM issued periodically.
number(s).                                                     (Cite as you would a printed source, followed by) Title of
                                                               the database. CD-ROM. Name of the company producing
“The Guv'nor." Inside Soap 21 Jan. 2000: 12-13.                the CD-ROM. Date of most recent CD-ROM update or
                                                               electronic publication.
Review of a film.
Large, Elizabeth. “A Warm Afghan and a Good Book.”               Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 11 June 2001
    Sun [Baltimore] 28 Jan. 1996, final ed.: 3K. Sun. CD-        <http://galenet.gale.com/a/acp/rpa/a2cc>.
    ROM. NewsBank, Inc. Dec. 1999.
                                                             Boudette, Neal E. "In Europe, Surfing a Web of Red
Nossiter. Adam. “Woman Who Left the Citadel Tells of            Tape." Wall Street Journal 20 Oct. 1999: B1.
   Brutal Hazing Ordeal.” New York Times 18 Feb.                ProQuest: Wall Street Journal . Bell & Howell. Anne
   1997, late ed.: A1. New York Times Ondisc. CD-               Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 10 Aug. 2000
   ROM. UMI-ProQuest. Nov. 1999.                                <http://www.umi.com>.

Sacks v. Pleasant. 253 Md. 40. Ct. App. MD. 1969.
    Premise: Maryland Cases. CD-ROM. West Group.             E-mail.
    1999.                                                    Author's name (last name, first name). "Subject line." E-
                                                             mail to Recipient’s name (first name first). Date of
                                                             message (day month year).
Online databases.
(Cite as you would a printed source, followed by) Title of   Brown, Charlie. “Come Home!” E-mail to Snoopy Brown. 2
database. Name of the computer service. Library name,            Oct. 1950.
location. Date of access (day month year) <URL of the
database>.
                                                             Mailing lists (listservs).
Iwanowski, Jay. “Goliath vs. Goliath: Best Buy Battles       Author's name (last name, first name). "Subject line."
    Circuit City.” Business Week 18 Mar. 1994: 12.           Online posting. Date posted (day month year). Name of
    InfoTrac: Business & Company Resource Center.            mailing list. Date accessed read (day month year) <URL
    Gale Group. Anne Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold,        of the list's web site, or if no web site is available, the
    MD. 9 May 1997                                           email address of the list's moderator or supervisor>.
    <http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/aacc_ref>.
                                                             Stein, Cindy. “Chessie Rescue - Annapolis MD." Online
Cookson, Clive, Deborah Hargreaves and George Parker.            posting. 22 Feb 1997. Chessie-L. 16 May 1997
   “Mad Cow Disease Linked to Humans.” Financial                 <chessie-l-owner@lists.best.com>.
   Times 21 Mar. 1996: 1. InfoTrac: Health & Wellness
   Resource Center. Gale Group. Anne Arundel CC,             Usenet news & forums.
   Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 17 Apr. 1997                     Author's name (last name, first name). "Subject line."
   <http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/aacc_ref>.           Online posting. Date posted (day month year). Date read
                                                             or accessed (day month year) <news: name of the
“‘We Were Just Happy Freaks, Man:’ Garcia in His Own         newsgroup>.
    Words.” Rolling Stone 21 Sept. 1997: 52-57.
    InfoTrac: Expanded Academic ASAP. Gale Group.            Kliman, Richard. “Re: Drosophilia genomic southerns.”
    Anne Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 16 May             Online posting. 9 April 1997. 6 May 1997
    1997 <http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/aacc_ref>.         <news:bionet.drosophilia>.

Cockrum, E. Lendell. "Galápagos Islands." Encyclopedia
   Americana. 2000. Encyclopedia Americana Online.
                                                             Web site – scholarly project or information
   Grolier Online. Anne Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold,     database.
   MD. 6 Jan. 2000 <http://go.grolier.com/>.                 Title of the web site. (followed by "Ed.", if appropriate)
                                                             Editor of the anthology (if any). Other publication
"Mattel Sues Publisher over Barbie Essays." New York         information (including version number, date of electronic
    Times 6 Dec. 1999, national ed.: C18. Contemporary       publication or update, and name of any sponsoring
    Women's Issues. Responsive Database Services.            organization). Date of access (day month year) <URL>.
    Anne Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 5 Jan.
    2000 <http://www.cwidb.com>.                             SETI Institute. 23 Apr. 1997. SETI Institute. Internet. 6
                                                                May 1997 <http://www.seti-inst.edu/>.
Price, Joanna. "Bret Easton Ellis: Overview."
    Contemporary Novelists. 6th ed. Ed. Susan Windisch       Biography.com. 3 Jan. 2000. A&E Television Networks. 7
    Brown. St. James P, 1996. GaleNet: Literature                Jan. 2000 <http://www.biography.com>.
    Resource Center. Gale Group. Anne Arundel CC,
    Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 7 Jan. 2000                     Web site – document within a scholarly
    <http://galenet.gale.com/a/acp/rpa/a2cc>.                project or information database.
                                                             Author's name (if any) (last name, first name). "Title of
Dzau, Victor J. and Mark A. Creager. "Chapter 247:
                                                             document.” Title of the web site. (followed by "Ed.", if
   Diseases of the Aorta." Harrison's Principles of
                                                             appropriate) Editor's name (if any). Other publication
   Internal Medicine. 1999. Harrison's Online. McGraw.
                                                             information (including version number, date of electronic
   Anne Arundel CC, Truxal Lib., Arnold, MD. 7 Jan.
                                                             publication or update, and name of any sponsoring
   2000 <http://www.harrisonsonline.com/>.
                                                             organization). Date of access (day month year) <URL>.
"America's Pampered Pets." 1996. The CQ Researcher.
                                                             "Cher." Biography.com. 1999. A&E Television Networks. 7
   Congressional Quarterly. Anne Arundel CC, Truxal
                                                                 Jan. 2000 <http://www.biography.com>.
   Lib., Arnold, MD. 11 June 2001
   <http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher>.
                                                             Adams, Randolph G. "Librarians As Enemies of Books."
                                                                The Electronic Text Center. Ed. David Seaman. 1998.
Dali, Salvador. Aphrodisiac Telephone. 1938. The
                                                                University of Virginia. 7 Jan. 2000 <http://etext.lib
     Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis. The
                                                                .virginia.edu/modeng/modengA.browse.html>.
     AMICO Library. Research Libraries Group. Anne
                                                               guide if your professor has told you that you may
Web site – professional or personal site.                      use MLA style.
Author's name (if any) (last name, first name). Title of the
site (if there is no title, use a description with no
underlining or quotation marks). Date of electronic
                                                                                 How to cite?
publication or update. Name of any organization
associated with the site. Date of access (day month year)      The best time to document sources is when you
<URL>.                                                         are actually using them. It can be very difficult to
                                                               go back at a later date to relocate your sources.
The World Famous Hot Dog Page. 7 July 1999. Tanner
    Computer Services. 7 Jan. 2000 <http://www.xroads          Step 1.         Decide what type of resource
    .com/~tcs/hotdog/hotdog.html>.                                             you are using - a book? a web
                                                                               site? a magazine? an interview?
Kuo, Hsiaochi. Home page. 14 Oct. 1999. 7 Jan. 2000
    <http://www.tc.umn.edu/nlhome/g012/kuox0019/>.             Step 2.         Find the example in this
                                                                               brochure, or if it’s not listed, look it
Web site – magazine or journal article.                                        up in one of the books suggested
(Cite as you would a printed source, followed by) Date of
access (day month year) <URL>.                                                 below.

Rosenberg, Scott. "What is to be Done About Microsoft?"        Step 3.         Write your citation, following      the
   Salon. 2 June 1999. 10 Jan. 2000 <http://www.salon                          appropriate examples. Use           the
   .com/tech/col/rose/1999/06/02/microsoft_breakup/ind                         proper       punctuation,           but
   ex.html>.                                                                   remember, your source might         not
                                                                               have all of the parts listed in     the
Reed, Mary Lynn. "Algebraic Structure of Genetic
   Inheritance." Bulletin of the American Mathematical                         guidelines and examples.
   Society 34 (1997): 107-130. 8 Jan. 2000
   <http://www.ams.org/bull/1997-34-02>.                         Suggested Resources About MLA Citing
Web site – newspaper article.                                  Common types of sources are listed in this
(Cite as you would a printed source, followed by) Date of      brochure, but for explanations and examples of
access (day month year) <URL>.
                                                               other types of sources, please ask your instructor,
"Medical Marijuana Proponent is Jailed Pending Bail            or refer to the following books: the MLA
   Hearing." Los Angeles Times. 4 Jan. 2000. 7 Jan.            Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
   2000 <http://www.latimes.com/news/state/20000104            (Reference LB2369 .G53 1999) or The Little,
   /t0000001066.html>.                                         Brown Handbook (Reference PE1112 .F64 1998)
                                                               or Rules for Writers (Reserve Room) or the
                                                               NoodleBib        bibliography      creator       at
Consult sections 4.9.1-4.9.4 of the MLA                        http://www.noodletools.com/
Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (Ref
LB2369 .G53 1999) for additional web site                                  Truxal Library   410-777-2211
examples.                                                                  M-Th 8am to 10pm F 8am to 4pm
                                                                          Sa 9am to 4pm    Su 12pm to 4pm
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  How to Cite Sources:
          MLA Style
                       Why cite?
The purpose of citing sources is to give credit to
the author for any ideas or quotations that you
use, and to enable your reader to locate the
sources.
Many Anne Arundel Community College courses
use the Modern Language Association (MLA)
format to cite resources. You should only use this

								
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