A bibliography is “a list of books and other writings
about a certain subject or by a certain author.”
Here's How to Write One
If you are using . . . A BOOK:
Author's last name, Author's first name. Title of book. City of Publication: Publisher name, Date of Publication.
Rowling, J.K.. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1997.
If you are using . . . AN ENCYCLOPEDIA:
"Title of article." Name of Encyclopedia. Edition number. Edition date.
"France." World Book Encyclopedia. 2000 ed. 2000.
If you are using . . . A WEBSITE:
Creator's last name, Creator's first name (if given). Web Page Title. Institution or organization of access <website address>.
The Gale Group. Barton, Clara (popular name of Clarissa Harlowe Barton. A&E Television Networks <http://biography.com/cgi-bin/biomain.cgi>.
If you are using . . . A MAGAZINE:
Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of Article."Magazine name date: page numbers of article.
Warren, Scott S. "On Top of the World."National Geographic Sept. 2000: 10-15.
If you are using . . . A NEWSPAPER:
Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of Article."Newspaper name date: edition (if available), section, page number(s).
Haney, Daniel Q. "Cell Use May Aid Stroke Victims." Orange County Register Feb. 19, 2001, News 23
Tips to Remember:
Alphabetize your bibliography by the first letter in each entry.
If you have questions, ask your teacher for more information.