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MLA Style Guide

SHS Grades 3-6

General information:

Create each entry with a hanging-indent of 0.5 inches so that the first line starts at the left margin, and the rest of the lines are automatically indented.

Organize all of your entries on the bibliography page in alphabetical order by the first word in the entry.

If you cannot find part of the required information, skip it in your citation.  First, talk with your teacher about finding your missing information!


Author’s last name, first name. Title of the Book. City of publication:  Publishing company, Copyright year.

Wood, June Rae. The Man Who Loved Clowns. New York:  Hyperion, 1992.

McKissack, Patricia C., and Fredrick L. McKissack. Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts. New York: Scholastic, 1966.

Print Encyclopedia

Author’s last name, first name. “Title of Article.” Title. Edition. Copyright year.

Gillmor, Desmond A. “Ireland.” The World Book Encyclopedia. 1996 edition.

Online Newspaper, Magazine, or Encyclopedia

Author’s last name, first name (if available). “Title of Web Site in Quotation Marks.” Date you accessed the website. <URL in brackets>

Baker, Amelia. “Girls Get the Grade.” 2/14/05.

Johnson, Jamie. “McGwire Hits His 100th Home Run.” 9/21/99. <>

Web Page on the internet

Author’s last name, first name (if available). Title of Web Site in Italics. Date you accessed the website. <URL in brackets>

Smith, Joe. The Amazing World of Animals. 9/15/03. <http://www.amazing>

Source Record Sheet will give you a blank form to record the important information you need to gather about the information you research.  

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