Your works cited list will include everything you cited within the text of your paper... only include materials that were directly cited in your paper.
For each work cited there are five main elements:
For online sources you must also inlcude the date you accessed the material.
You must follow a specific format for the works cited list.
An article from a library's subscription database:
***NEW*** The name and place of the library is no longer required.
Jenson, Jill D. "It's the Information Age, so Where's the Information?" College Teaching
52.3 (2004): 107-12. Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 Feb. 2005.
Article from an online scholarly journal (without page numbers):
***NEW*** If page numbers are not available, use n. pag.
Belau, Linda. “Trauma and the Material Signifier.” Postmodern Culture 11: 2 (2001): n. pag.
Web. 20 Feb. 2006.
Citing a website where an author is listed:
Peterson, Susan. The Life of Martin Luther. Susan Peterson, 2002. Web. 24 Jan. 2006.
***NEW*** If a URL is required, include it at the end of your citation. If the URL won't fit on one line, divide it after the slash and do not include a hyphen:
Peterson, Susan. The Life of Martin Luther. Susan Peterson, 2002. Web.
24 Jan. 2006. <http://wwwsusanpeterson.com/index_files/luther.htm>.
Citing a website with a corporate author (organization or government department):
United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Drinking Water Standards. EPA, 28
Nov. 2006. Web. 24 Jan. 2007.
Citing a website with an unknown author:
Margaret Sanger Papers Project. History Dept., New York U, 18 Oct. 2000. Web. 6 Jan. 2007.
Citing a website with no title:
Yoon, Mina. Home page. Oak Ridge Natl. Laboratory, 28 Dec. 2006. Web. 12 Jan. 2007.
A short work from (or part of) a website:
***NEW*** If the date of publication is not available, use n.d.
Shiva, Vandana. "Bioethics: A Third World Issue." Native Web. Native Web, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2007
Article from an online magazine:
Paulson, Steve. "Buddha on the Brain." Salon.com. Salon Media Group, 27 Nov. 2006.
Web. 18 Jan. 2007.
Article from an online newspaper:
Rubin Joel. "Report Faults Charter School." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times,
22 Jan. 2005. Web. 24 Jan. 2005.
***NEW*** MLA guidelines:
***NEW*** Include a URL when:
***NEW*** MLA guidelines now call for works cited from the Web to use the abbreviations: