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Bibliography Format (sample)

Below is a sample of the bibliography format to be used for “Exploration Bingo” and other OWLS projects. Pay close attention to punctuation marks, use of italics, and capitalization in each type of source cited!! Note that sources are listed alphabetically by author’s last name (or title if the author is unknown). Note the double-spacing between each source.

Title of Project

Student Name


Begley, Sharon. “Memories are made of this,” Newsweek, November 4, 1996. Page 68.

“The Blessing Way,” The X-Files. Fox. WXIA, Atlanta. July 19, 1998. Television.

Chudler, Eric. “Brain Development,” Neuroscience for Kids, June 17, 1998.

Greenfield, Susan A. The Human Brain, New York: BasicBooks, 1997. Page 160.

Leitz, Scott. Interview by Autumn Mitchell. Tape recording. Chicago, IL. June 10, 1998.

The Magnificent Brain, 1998. Video produced by EVC Productions, New York City.

The Nightmare Before Christmas, 1994. Directed by Tim Burton. Distributed by Touchstone. DVD.

“The One Where Chandler Can’t Cry,” Friends: The Complete Sixth Season. Warner Brothers, 2004. Viewed on Netflix.