Citation Print Sources
Aldington, Richard. The Portable Oscar Wilde. Viking Press, 1980.
Book—Two or more authors-Write names in the same order as written on the title page.
Wellek, Gene, and William Walden. Theory of Literature. Doubleday, 1983.
Book—More than two authors
Carlson, Sander, et al. The English Language. University of California Press, 1993.
Book—Editor instead of author
Thompson, Clifford, editor. Current Biography Yearbook 2010. H. W. Wilson, 2010.
Citing Literary Resources
Specialized multi-volume encyclopedias or sets
Mayland, Charles. J. “Chaplin, Charles Spencer.” Dictionary of American Biography, edited by
Allen Johnson and Dumas Malone, supplement 10, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1995.
“Calcium.” Gale Encyclopedia of Science, edited by Bridget Travers, vol. 1, Gale Research,
1996, pp. 56-60. 7 vols.
Book with chapters written by different authors
White, Ann Vorisek. “Television Harms Children.” Television: Opposing Viewpoints, edited by
Jamuna Carroll, Thomson Gale, 2006, pp. 71-76.
Magazine and newspaper articles
Bose, Ted. “Wilde’s Game of Being Earnest.” Modern Drama, vol. 21, no. 1, 1978, pp. 81-86.
Campo-Flores, Arian. “Hiding Behind the Web.” Newsweek, 11 Oct. 2010, pp. 32-34.
“Four Attacks Kill at Least 11 in Kashmir.” Chicago Tribune, Northwest Final ed., 3 Oct. 2002,
sec. 1, p. 8.
Reprinted magazine or journal articles (Film Review Annual, CLC, etc.)
Roberts, Sheila. “A Confined World: A Rereading of Pauline Smith.” Twentieth-Century
Literary Criticism, edited by Dennis Poupard, vo. 25, Gale, 1988, pp. 380-381.
Originally published in New York Times Book Review, 27 Nov. 1976, pp. 5-7.
Ansen, David. “Saving Private Ryan.” Film Review Annual 1999, edited by Jerome S. Ozer,
1116-1118. Originally published in Newsweek 13 July 1998, p. 52.
Your Rights Under California Welfare Programs. California Department of Social Services,
Citing Other Sources
Film on DVD or Videotape
It’s a Wonderful Life. 1946. Directed by Frank Capra, performances by Jimmy Stewart and
Donna Reed, Republic Pictures, 2001.
Television or Radio Program
“Under the Gun.” Pretty Little Liars, season 4, episode 6, ABC Family, 16 July 2013.
U2. All That You Can’t Leave Behind. Interscope, 2000.
Beyoncé. “Pretty Hurts.” Beyoncé. Parkwood Entertainment 2013,
Pei, I. M. Interview.22 July 1993.
Larson, Al. Interview. 10 Dec. 2000.
Boyle, Anthony T. “Re: Utopia.” Received by Daniel J. Cahill, 21 June 2007.
@persiankiwi. “We have report of large street battles in east & west of Tehran now -
#Iranelection.” Twitter, 23 June 2009, 11:15 a.m., twitter.com/persiankiwi/status/
Basic citation format for a page from a website:
Author’s name (if available). “Article name.” Title of website, Publisher/ sponsor of site,
Date of publication, Complete URL web address without the http. Accessed date.
Skidmore, Joel. “Ares.” Mythweb, Fleet Gazelle, 23 May 2002,
mythweb.com/encyc/entries/ares.html. Accessed 3 October 2002.
Encyclopedia article, no author
"Katie Couric." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 24 June 2016,
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katie_Couric. Accessed 30 June 2016.
Online newspaper or magazine article
Pyke, Marnie. “Air Traffic Controllers Question Safety of O’Hare Runway Rotation.” Daily Herald,
10 July 2016, dailyherald.com/article/20160711/news/160719899/. Accessed 11 July 2016.
Use these examples for the school's DATABASES:
Provide date of access if your teacher requires it.
EBSCO MAS Ultra:
Nathanson, Rebecca. “After the Hurricane: Worker Co-ops Rebuild.” Progressive, vol. 80, no. 4, 1 Apr. 2016, pp.15-18. MAS-Ultra School Edition,
search.ebscohost.com/ login.aspx?direct=true&db=ulh&AN=113632978. Accessed 17 July 2016.
SIRS Knowledge Source:
Doherty, Brian. “You Know Less Than You Think About Guns.” Reason, vol. 47, no. 9, Feb.
2016, pp. 32-41. SIRS Issues Researcher,
Accessed 5 May 2016.
Sullivan, Paul. “Ricketts: Wrigley Plans Will Take Time.” Chicago Tribune, 6 Apr 2012, Sec. 3,
Accessed 11 May 2016.
Clemmitt, Marcia. "Student Debt,” CQ Researcher , 21 Oct. 2011, pp. 877-900. CQ Researcher
Accessed 30 Sept. 2016.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context -- (Indent after first line)
Meyer, Stephen. "Sports and Gambling." Sports in America: Recreation, Business, Education,
and Controversy, 2012 ed. Information Plus Reference Series. Opposing Viewpoints in Context.
Accessed 10 April 2015.