Bibliography Format
Encyclopedia Article | Web Site | Book | Google Image

Encyclopedia Article

Author Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Encyclopedia. year ed.


Smith, Janice. "Mexico City." World Book Encyclopedia. 2003 ed.

If there is no author listed, start with the title of the article.

"Mexico City." World Book Encyclopedia. 2003 ed.

Web Site

Author Last Name, First Name or sponsoring agency. Full Title of the Work.
Date document was posted, if available. Web address (date youaccessed the page).


Mexico Bureau of Tourism. A Virtual Tour of Mexico. 13 Jan. 2001. (23 Sept. 2003).

Note: It is becoming more rare to find dates that sites were posted or updated. Don’t be concerned if you don’t find this information.


Author’s Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial if any. Title of the Book. Place of publication: Publisher, year published.


Evans, Seth. Fifth Grade: An Amazing Year. New York: Random House, 2003.

A note about italics: If you are writing your bibliography by hand, underline the titles.

Google Image

Click on the picture and then go to the website where it came from (It's listed at the top of the page)

Look for the follwing information about the image:


Hufford, Nicodemus. Dwight David Eisenhower. 1973. United States Army. 25 October 2005

For more information: Pollard Media Center’s web site has examples of more types of citations such as online databases, magazine articles, and books with more than one author.

November 2005