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Bibliography Samples

Bibliography Samples

A bibliography is a list of the sources you use when you gather information for a report. Every time you use a source - whether it is an encyclopedia, book, magazine, or internet site - you should record the needed information immediately.

Remember, not all bibliographic information may be available for each source. You can only use what is available!

Definition of Term

  • bibliography: a list of sources about a topic
  • style sheet: guide that shows the correct format for a bibliography
  • source: place where information was found
  • citation: information identifying source in the correct order and style
  • entry: one citation


SAMPLE BIBLIOGRAPHY

Aldick, Josephine. "Mr. Jefferson’s Expedition." AppleSeeds. November 2002 : 18-20.

The Corps of Discovery. Edina, MN: ABDO & Daughters, 2003.

Johnman, Carol A. and Michael Kline. The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Join the Corps of Discovery to Explore      Uncharted Territory. Charlotte, VT: Williamson Publishing, 2003.

Kozar, Richard. Lewis and Clark: Explorers of the Louisiana Purchase. Philadelphia: Chelsea House      Publishers, 2000.

Lewis and Clark. National Park Service. 10 Jan. 2005. .

” Lewis and Clark in North Dakota.” 15 Jan. 2005.      indexFrameset.html>.

"Meriwether Lewis and William Clark." Time. 17 Feb. 2005 : 43.

Moulton, Gary E. "Clark, William." World Book. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2004.

North Dakota Tourism Council. Experience the Mandan Winter. 2004.

Pine, Eric. Personal interview. 21 Jan. 2005.

Rice, Otis K. "Lewis and Clark Expedition." The New Book of Knowledge. Grolier Online. 7Jan. 2005.      http://go.grolier.com/>.

" Sacagawea." America the Beautiful. Grolier Online. 8 Jan. 2005. < http://go.grolier.com/>.

Schneck, Teresa. Homepage. 14 Jan. 2005. .

" Shoshone Indians." World Book. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2004.

This sample bibliography shows you how you would interfile your sources by whatever is first in the entry. Follow spacing and punctuation guidelines.

STYLE SHEET

BOOK - one author Kozar, Richard. Lewis and Clark: Explorers of the Louisiana Purchase. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2000.

BOOK - two authors Johnman, Carol A. and Michael Kline. The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Join the Corps of Discovery to explore uncharted territory. Charlotte, VT: Williamson Publishing, 2003.

BOOK - no author given The Corps of Discovery. Edina, MN: ABDO & Daughters, 2003.

PAMPHLET: Association/Institution as author North Dakota Tourism Council. Experience the Mandan Winter. 2004.

ARTICLE IN A NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE - no author "Meriwether Lewis and William Clark."Time. 17 Feb. 2005 : 43.

ARTICLE IN A NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE - with author Aldick, Josephine. "Mr. Jefferson's Expedition." AppleSeeds. November 2002 : 18-20.

ARTICLE IN BOOK OR ENCYCLOPEDIA (with author) Moulton, Gary E. "Clark, William." World Book. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2004.

ARTICLE IN BOOK OR ENCYCLOPEDIA (no author given) "Shoshone Indians." World Book. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2002.

PERSONAL INTERVIEW Pine, Eric. Personal Interview. 21 Jan. 2005.

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE ONLINE (with author) Rice, Otis K. "Lewis and Clark Expedition."The New Book of Knowledge. Grolier Online. 7 Jan. 2005.  <http://go.grolier.com/>.

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE ONLINE (no author given) "Sacagawea." America the Beautiful. Grolier Online. 8 Jan. 2005. <http://go.grolier.com/>.

PERSONAL ONLINE SITE Schneck, Teresa. Homepage. 14 Jan. 2005. <http://wsu.edu/schneck/personal.htm>.

PROFESSIONAL ONLINE SITE Lewis and Clark. National Park Service. 10 Jan. 2005. <http://www.nps.gov/lecl/>.

GENERAL INTERNET SOURCES (www) "Lewis and Clark in North Dakota." 15 Jan. 2005. <http://www.state.nd.us/hist/LewisClark/indexFrameset.html>.