Creating a Bibliography When researching for school projects it is very important that you cite the books, websites, databases and other sources you consult during the research process. There are different formats for bibliographies including MLA (Modern Language Association) used for humanities courses and APA (American Psychological Organization) used more commonly in scientific research. Richmond Christian Secondary teachers expect MLA formatting, unless otherwise specified. Your "Works Cited" section should appear at the end of your paper/project and be listed in alphabetical order. You can consult this MLA Reference Guide for a more detailed explanation, create a Bibliography in Google Docs, or use the online tools listed below to help you generate your works cited.
Inserting Quotations When writing papers, inserting quotations from reliable and reputable sources increases the validity of your own writing. Visit Purdue Online Writing Lab for tips on how to include in-text citations.
Writing an Annotated Bibliography An annotated bibliography is similar to a bibliography in that you cite sources you consulted in your research, however, each entry is followed by a short descriptive paragraph (150-200 words) that evaluates the source. The annotation provides a summary of the content and evaluates the relevance, accuracy and quality of the source. Explore some of these online examples of how to write an Annotated Bibliography: How to write an Annotated Bilbiography- SFU Writing an Annotated Bibliography- University of Toronto