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This help page provides a worksheet for gathering information for Print Materials (books you held), for Internet subscription resources (databases) and for the free web.

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Worksheet for Citing Sources (MLA)

Student: _______________________  (Teacher ________________  Class Period: ____)

 

Print Encyclopedia: (ONLY for general encyclopedias, such as Britannica, Comptons, and World Book.)

Source #

Article Author (Last, First name) if given

“Article Title”

Title of Encyclopedia

City of Publication Publishing Company

Edition    Number

Copyright                   year

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Print Book: (with one, two, or three authors)

Source #

Author(s)

Title of Book

City of Publication

Publishing Company

Copyright Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print Book with an Editor:

Source #

Name of Editor

Title of Book

City of Publication

Publishing Company

Copyright Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print Reference Book or Anthology:

 

Source #

 

Author of Article/Chapter

 

“Article Title”

 

Title of Book

 

Name of Editor

 

Edition Number

Vol. #

(Reference Book)

 

City of Publication

 

Publishing Company

 

Copyright Year

Page #s

(Anthology)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print Magazine, Journal, or Newspaper Article:

Source #

Author(s) or Byline

“Article Title”

Title of Magazine or Newspaper

Publication Date

Volume #

(if given)

Page # (Magazine); Section (Newspaper)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Online Subscription Database Encyclopedia (ONLY for General encyclopedias, such as Britannica & Grolier):

Source #

Author (if given)

“Article Title”

Title of Encyclopedia

Copyright Year

Name of Database

Owner/Provider of Database

Date You Read It

<URL address>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Subscription Database Reference Book:  (NoodleTools Hint:  Answer NO to the screen,  "ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATED by the DATABASE,"  then select the appropriate response (Journal, Magazine, Newspaper, Book or Reference Source.) 

Source #

Author of Article  (if given)

“Article Title”

Title of Original Reference Book

Publishing Company (City: __)

Copy-right Year

Name of Database

Owner/Provider of Database

Date You Read It

<URL address>

                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   No Longer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Needed

 

 

Online Subscription Database Magazine, Journal, or Newspaper:  (NoodleTools Hint:  Answer NO to the screen,  "ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATED by the DATABASE,"  then select the appropriate response (Journal, Magazine, Newspaper, Book or Reference Source.) 

Source #

Author (if given)

“Title of Article”

Title of Original Magazine, Journal, or Newspaper

Date of Publication (Month, day, year)

Name of Database

Owner/Provider of Database

Date You Read It

<URL address>

 

 

 

 

 

 

   No Longer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Needed

 

 

 Online Subscription Database - USE ONLY when the ORIGINAL CONTENT has been CREATED by the DATABASE  OR if no ORIGINAL source is provided. (NoodleTools Hint: Answer YES to the screen, "ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATED by the DATABASE, IF the article gives NO original print information following  the "Article Title.")

Source #

Author (if given)

“Title of Article Used”

Name of Database

Owner/Provider of Database

Date You Read It

<URL address>

 

 

 

 

   No Longer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Needed

 

 

 

Free Web Site:

 

Source #

 Primary Contributor to the Website (if given) (author, editor, producer, etc)

 “Specific Page Title or Article Title”

 Title of the Entire Website  (not www. )

Date Page was Last Revised

Publisher or Sponsoring Organization of the web site (if given)

 Date You Read It

 <URL address> (ALL of it)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Updated 10/02/09
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