Writing Your Bibliography
Inquiry Report Page:
a) Creating a bibliography.
b) Citing sources.
d) Fill in the blanks bibliography for sources
text book examples
Bibliography is the part of your inquiry report that tells the reader where
you got your information. Any book, internet cite, magazine, or any other text
that which gave you information that you used in your report must be included.
A good bibliography for a report like this has 4-5 entries minimum.
To make it simple I am going to give you two ways to
cite your sources. The first is for
any text that is not online. The second is any online source.
is how you would cite a book or magazine.
Last Name, then first.(Date in Parenthesis).
Title of work, underlined.
Location text was published: publisher.
R. C., &
American Psychological Association.
is how you would cite anything you found online:
or site name. [Online] Date of download (day, month year) URL
times information from one source is hard to change because it is so strait
forward. Whenever you present
information that is from a specific source you must cite the source and the
source must be in your bibliography.
George Washington was known for his courage and valor
under fire. He was known to stand in
the line of fire commanding his men and giving encouragement to his
Here you see the author giving credit to another
author and the page number the information was found on. You MUST cite in you
you quote an author, and you should be quoting your sources, you need to cite
the source. Give the author's name in parenthesis along with the page number.
Jim Gallager states in his book General
George that, "
sure you put in all periods, brackets, parenthesis, or any other punctuation
or organization hosting web site
Title of webpage
URL: web address
Book or other text:
Author, Last Name, First.
Date of Publication
Title( must be underlined)
Houghton Mifflin Company.(1991). Across the Centuries. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
A Good webpage that has all this information: