‘Works cited’ instructions

Works Cited Page Instructions

Books (One Author)

Format:

Author’s Last Name, Author’s First Name, Middle Initial (if known). Book Title (italicize or underline title). Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication. Page numbers.

Example:

Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men. New York: Doubleday, 1937. 35-87.

Books (Anthologies)

Format:

Author’s Last Name, Author’s First Name, Middle Initial (if known). Story Title (put quotation marks around article, story, or poetry titles). Title of Anthology.  Ed. (followed by editors’ name(s)). Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication. Page numbers.

Tan, Amy. “Fish Cheeks.”  Stories in English. Ed. David Jones. New York: Scribners, 1987. 35-

37.

Journals, Magazines, Newspapers

Format:

Author’s Last Name, Author’s First Name, Middle Initial (if known). Story Title (put quotation marks around article, story, or poetry titles). Title of Journal (underline or italicize). Volume number (in journal only) Date of Publication (for journal, only put year): Page numbers.

Example:

Smith, Tommy. “Why Today’s Teenagers Are So Lame.” New York Times. 15 March 1995:

12-13.

Internet

Format:

(Cite all information that is available…not all websites have all the following information.)

Author’s Last Name, Author’s First Name.  Article (put in quotation marks). Title of Website (italicize or underline). Place of Publication: Date of Publication, Year of Publication. Date of Access. URL.

Example:

Andreadis, Athena.  “The Enterprise Finds Twin Earths Everywhere It Goes, But Future

Colonizers of Distant Planets Won’t Be So Lucky.”  Astronomy. Brookville, NY., 1999.

May 2008. www.web.lexis-nexis.com.
This page should be in alphabetical order!