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Bibliographies

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Why should I think of a nappy when making research notes?

 

Thinking of a nappy when making notes helps you remember the basic information you need to keep track of for books and websites:

 

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Name / Author / Place of publication / Publisher / Year

 

What is the MLA style of bibliographies?

 

The official format for bibliographies at UWCSEA is MLA (Modern Language Association).

 

 

BOOK:    

Author last name , Author first name .  Title Place of publication :  Publisher , date published .

 

Example: 

 

Gibbons, Gail.  Caves and Caverns.  New York:  Harcourt Brace, 1993.

 

Ride, Sally and Tom O'Shaughnessy.  The Third Planet.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1994.

WEBSITE: 

Author last name , Author first name .  "Title of webpage."  Name of website Place of publication Publisher , date published Accessed dd-mmm-yy .  <URL of website>

 

Example:

 

"Global Concerns: Turning ideas into action." United World College SE Asia. Singapore, 2007.  Accessed 06-Feb-09. <http://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/cgi-bin/WebObjects/StudywizPortal.woa/4/wa/page?wosid=N17gCWpAyXH2RwepUz2pYM&pid=1235>

 

"Is Pluto No Longer a Planet?".  National Geographic for Kids.  9 Oct 2008.  Accessed 18 Jan 2009.  <http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Stories/SpaceScience/Pluto-planet>

 

Practice formatting book and website entries

 

Promethean interactive whiteboard flipchart to download:  Bibliography1.flp

(Slideshare version of it:  coming soon)

 

Bibliography Worksheet to download:  Bibliography worksheet.docx

 


Creating Bibliographies -- or Citation Lists -- using the School Library Catalog

 

Watch this video of how to use the school library catalog to create bibliographies in the MLA format. 

 

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