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     Please refer to the examples listed below to accurately compose a "works cited" page for researched presentations and papers.  This is the same style used in SHS English classes.

    REMEMBER:  You must alphabetize your list and use hanging indention; that is, after the first line of each entry, you should indent all subsequent lines five spaces.  See entry #4 below for an example of hanging indention.

1.  Book with one author:
 Nimoy, Leonard.  I Am Not Spock.  Millbrae:  Celestial Arts, 1975.

2.  Reprint of an earlier edition:
 Wharton, Edith.  The Age of Innocence.  1920.  Rpt. New York:  Appleton-Century, 1962.

3.  Revised edition:
 Treat, Nola, and Leonort Richards.  Quantity Cookery.  4th ed.  Boston:  Little Brown, 1966.

4.  Book with two authors:
Ciardi, John, and Miller Williams.  How Does A Poem Mean?  rev. ed. Boston:
    Houghton Mifflin, 1975.

5.  Book with more than two authors or editors:
 Blair, Walter, et al.  American Literature:  A Brief History.      Glenview:  Scott, Foresman,

6.  Work in several volumes:
 Blom, Eric, ed.  Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians.  5th ed. 10 vols.  New York:  St.
    Martin’s, 1961.

7.  Essay in a collection, casebook, or critical edition:
 Firebaugh, Joseph J.  “The Pragmatism of Henry James.”  Henry James’ Major Novels:  Essays
     in Criticism.  Ed.  Lyall H.    Powers.  East Lansing:  Michigan State Press, 1973.  187-201

8.  Work in translation:
 DeBeuavoir, Simone.  The Second Sex.  Trans H.M. Parshley.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf,

9.  Anonymous book:
 Beowulf.  Trans. Kevin Crossley-Holland.  New Yord:  Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1968.

10.  Newpaper article with author given:
 Weiner, Jon.  “Vendetta: The Government’s Secret War Against John Lennon.”  Chicago
    Tribune  5 Aug. 1984:  3.1
   ** 3.1 = section 3, page 1 **

11.  Newpaper article with no author given:
 “Minister Found Guilty of Soliciting Murder.”  New York Times
      2 Aug. 1984:  A.11.

12.  Magazine articles with no volume number with an author:
 Meer, J.  “Mathematical Gender Gap:  Narrowing or Inborn?”     Psychology Today  March
    1984:  76-77.

13.  Magazine articles with no volume number with no author:
 “Getting Out the Vote.”  America  5 May 1984:  329-30.

14.  Periodical articles with continuous page numbering from issue to issue:
 Parker, Brian.  “The Composition of The Glass Menagerie: An  Argument for Complexity.”
     Modern Drama  25  (1982):     409-22.

15.  Periodical articles with each issue page numbered separately from issue to issue:
 Terkel, Studs.  “The Good War:  An Oral History of World War II.”   The Atlantic  254:1 (July
    1984):  45-75.

 16.  Encyclopedia article with author given:
 Rothernberg, Michael G.  “Graphology.”  Encyclopedia Americana.    1982 ed.

17.  Encyclopedia article with author given:
 “Scapegoat.”  Encyclopedia Britannica:  Micropaedia.  1979 ed.

18.  Anonymous pamphlet:
 Aaron Copland:  A Catalogue of His Works.  New York:  Boosey & Hawks, n.d.
   ** n.d. = no date given **