Student Resources

11. Assignment Standards and Formats

11.3. Bibliography Style Sheet

For rules regarding how to create a bibliography, follow the guidelines below.

Encyclopedia (print)

Author(last name, first name). “Name of article.” Name of Encyclopedia.

City: Publisher, Copyright Date.

Example:

“Bats.” World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, Inc. 2005.

Books

Last Name, First Name. Name of the book. City of publication: Publisher’s

name, Copyright Date.

Example:

O’Henry, John. Space. New York: Scholastic, 2001.

On-Line Magazine Article

Author. “Title.” Journal Date. Date you visit the URL, URL address

Example:

Halls, Kelly, “Juggling History.” U.S. Kids June 1997 March 2000.

http://discover.sirs.com/cgi-bin/dis-article-display?

Magazine Article

Author. “Title of article.” Name of magazine, date, pages.

Example:

Markham, Lois. “A Gallery of Great Native Americans.”

National Geographic for Kids, August 2001:6-7.

World Wide Web

Author. “Title” Group Title. Date created. Institution.

Date you saw it. URL

The Victorian Web. Ed. George Landow. June 2000. Brown University. 25

Feb. 2004 <http://landow.stg.brown.edu/victorian/victov.html.>

Interview

Last Name, First Name. Kind of interview. Date

Example:

Miles, Sam. Personal interview. 25 December 2007.

General Rules

  • Underline a title or put it in italics.
  • If a book or other material does not have an author, use the title in place of the author’s last name.
  • One-page articles and encyclopedia articles do not need numbers.
  • List entries in alphabetical order.
  • Indent the second line and double space between entries.