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Sample Bibliography / Works Cited

                                                                     Works Cited

Ebert, Roger. Review of An Inconvenient Truth, directed by Davis Guggenheim., 1 June 2006, Accessed 15 June 2016.

Gowdy, John. "Avoiding Self-organized Extinction: Toward a Co-evolutionary Economics of Sustainability." International Journal of

       Sustainable Development and World Ecology
, vol. 14, no. 1, 2007, pp. 27-36.

An Inconvenient Truth. Directed by Davis Guggenheim, performances by Al Gore and Billy West, Paramount, 2006.

Leroux, Marcel. Global Warming: Myth Or Reality?: The Erring Ways of Climatology. Springer, 2005.

Milken, Michael, et al. "On Global Warming and Financial Imbalances." New Perspectives Quarterly, vol. 23, no. 4, 2006, p. 63.

Revkin, Andrew C. “Clinton on Climate Change.” The New York Times, 17 May 2007,

       /1194817109438/clinton-on-climate-change.html. Accessed 29 July 2016.

Shulte, Bret. "Putting a Price on Pollution." US News & World Report, vol. 142, no. 17, 14 May 2007, p. 37. Ebsco, 

       Access no: 24984616.

Uzawa, Hirofumi. Economic Theory and Global Warming. Cambridge UP, 2003.

Note:  Remember to use italics rather than  underliningSources are in alphabetical order. Everything is DOUBLE-SPACED. Check with your teacher for preference regarding URL usage.

MLA Version 7


Author's last name, First name. Book Title . Publisher, date.

One Author

Seki, Hozen. The Great Natural Way . American Buddhist Academy, 2000.

Two or Three Authors - List names as they appear

Baran, Paul, and Paul M. Sweezy. Monopoly Capital: An Essay on American Economic
     and Social Order.
Monthly Review, 2007.

More Than Three Authors

Roberts, Simon, et al. The Complete Java 2 Certification Study Guide .
     Sybex, 2008.

A Corporate Group Author

Wisconsin Taxpayers' Alliance. School Facts '99. Wisconsin Taxpayers'
     Alliance, 2010.

An Anonymous Book

1999 People Weekly Almanac.  Cader, 2010.

A Single Work from an Anthology

Paley, Grace. "A Warning." Telling and Remembering: A Century of American Jewish
 . Ed. Steven J. Rubin. Beacon, 2012.

A Multivolume Work

Bianco, David P., ed. Parents Aren't Supposed to Like It: Rock and Other Pop Musicians
     of the 1990s . Vol. 3. UXL-Gale, 2004.

Note: If you cite two or more volumes in a multivolume work, give the total number of volumes after the title .

Hipple, Ted, ed. Writers for Young Adults . 3 vols. Scribner's, 2006.

An Article in a Reference Book

Pettigrew, Thomas F. "Racism ." The World Book Encyclopedia . 2010 ed.

"Pyrrho." The Encyclopedia Americana . International ed. 2011.


Comic Author's last name, First name. "Comic Title. (if any)" Comic Strip.
    Publication information (Newspaper or Magazine or book) date (day mon. year): sec. (if
    any) #: page.

Trudeau, Garry. "Doonesbury." Comic Strip. Chicago Tribune 23 Dec. 2013: sec. 5: 6.

CD Recordings

Artist. Title of CD. Distributor, Year.

Shocked, Michelle. Arkansas Traveler . Polygram Records, 2010.

Government Publications

Country of Publication. Government Agency. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher,

United States. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Preventing Drug Abuse. NIH,


Person being interviewed. Type of Interview (Personal or Telephone). Date of Interview .

O'Connell, Amanda. Personal Interview. 7 Jan. 2011.

Note: If you conduct the interview over the telephone, use the label Telephone Interview .

Newspaper, Magazine and Journal Articles

 Author's last name, First name. "Article Title." Periodical Title Date, page(s). Type of Material.

A Poll/Survey I Distributed

Last Name, First Name. "Name of Survey." Survey. DD Month YYYY.

Smith, Jane. "AP Survey for Device Use." Survey. 14 March 2014.

Print Newspaper Article with Author

Mullen, William. "Dinosaur Bones in Sahara Prove a Monster Find." Chicago Tribune
     12 Nov. 2012, late ed., sec. 1: 1+.

Print Newspaper Article without Author

"Toyota to Team Up with Dealer Network to Sell Cars on Web." Wall Street Journal
     12 Nov. 2013: B5.

Online Newspaper Article

Author. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper Date, edition: Page(s). Online Database Name.
   Accessed Date of Access. >. Note: Some teachers may request the URL some may not CHECK before submitting

Lowy, Joan. "High Gas Prices Drive Down Traffic Fatalities." Washington Times, 25 Aug. 2008: n. pag. SIRS Researcher.
     Accessed 8 June 2013.

Print Magazine Article with Author

Anderson, Kelli. "Going to the Dawgs." Sports Illustrated, 15 Nov. 2013: 116-19.

Print Magazine Article without Author

"Seven Tips About Portable Generators." Consumer Reports, Nov. 2013: 10.

Online Magazine Article

Author. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine Date, edition: Page(s). Online Database Name,
   Accessed Date of Access. >. Note: Some teachers may request the URL some may not CHECK before submitting

Brown, Kurt. "Problem Adoptions." The Atlantic, Jan. 2013: 37-40.
     ProQuest. Accessed 5 Dec. 2000. >.


Author or Publishing organization. "Title of pamphlet." Place published:
    Publisher/organization, Date.

Signed Pamphlet

Social Security Administration. "Your Social Security Number." Washington, D.C.: GPO 2010.

Pamphlet with No Author or Publication Information Stated

Pedestrian Safety. [United States]: n.p., n.d. Print.

Television or Radio Programs

"Title of segment." Title of Show. Responsible Person(s). Network name. Call letters of local station (if any), City, Broadcast date. Television or Radio.

 "An Interview with Elton John."  Barbara Walters Special. ABC. WISN, Milwaukee. 21 Mar. 
     2013. Television.

"The Graying of Hawaii." Insights on PBS Hawaii. Prod. Mark Delorme and Audrey Kubota. NPR. KHET, Honolulu,
     18 June 2013. Radio.

Online Transcript of Television/Radio Show

"Show Title". Program. Narrator (if given). Interviewee (if
    given). Actors (if given). Directors (if given). Producers (if given).
    Network. Call letters of local station (if any), City, Broadcast Date. Online. Product name.

"Pollution in the Desert." Sixty Minutes. Narr.Mike Wallace. Prod. Jock Fenway.
     Dir. John Brett. NBC, New York, 6 Mar. 1996. Online. Electric Library

Videocassette, DVD and Slide Program

Title. Director's Name (or other responsible person(s)). Distributor, Year. Type of Media.

Going Back: A Return to Vietnam.  Dir. John Smith. Virginia Productions, 1982. Videocassette.

Picasso.  Dir. Jane Adams. Home Vision, 2009. DVD.

Web Sites

Author's surname, First name.  "Title of Website PAGE."  Title OR Name of entire site, Publisher (if not available  
     use N.p), Day Month Year (electronically published). Accessed Day Month Year. 

     >. Note: Some teachers may request the URL some may not CHECK before submitting

Web Site (Professional)

Friedland, Lois. "Top 10 Adventure Travel Trips." New York Times Company, 22 Sept. 2011. Accessed 10 Jan 2014.

Web Site Image 

Flags and Emblems of the Commonwealth Games , London, United
     Kingdom, 8 Aug. 2013. Accessed 10 Jan 2014. <>.

Web Site Blog Post / Reply

Author. Title of Post. Name of Blog. Distributor Publisher, Date of Post. Accessed Date.

Pogue, David. "Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others." Pogue's Posts: the Latest in Technology from David Pogue.
     The New York Times, 17 July 2014. Accessed 10 Jan 2010.

CyberTeacher (John Smith).  Re: "Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others." Pogue's Posts: the Latest in Technology from David      
, The New York Times, 17 July 2014. Accessed 10 Jan 2010.

Web Site Tweet / Twitter Post

Author's Twitter Handle. "Entire text of the tweet". Twitter, Date & Time of Post. 

@ReallyVirtual. "Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event)." Twitter,
     17 May 2014, 3:58 pm,

Web Site Video

Author/Uploader. "Title of Video". Title of Website, uploaded by Chnnel Owner, Date of Video. URL.

McGonigal, Jane. "8 Gadgets Put to the Test". YouTube, uploaded by Big Think, 3 July 2012,



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