Name: _ Period: Date: _
MLA Bibliographic information__
Directions: 1. Use GoogleDocs to create a new document.
a. Share the document with Ms. Von Der Lohe.
2. Copy and paste the citation information from each article. SIRS Issue Researcher has already organized the citation in MLA format. Note: This is not considered plagiarism because this is how you are giving the authors credit.
3. Alphabetize your sources by the author’s last name. If the author’s last name is not available, alphabetize by whichever item comes first (article title, company name, etc.)
4. Properly format your Bibliography
a. Use font Times New Roman size 12
b. Add your name, class period, and date
c. Title your document “References.” Center the title
d. Add a space after each article. See Sample below.
e. 1 inch or 1 ½ inch margins (this should be automatically done when you create the new document).
5. Print a hardcopy to turn in.



SAMPLE 1
Dave Debbins
4-5 Language Arts
April 10, 2013

References

Birnbaum, Michael. "Turn Off the Cell and Tune In." Washington Post (Washington, DC). 19 Jun 2010: A.1. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 23 Jan 2013.

de Vise, Daniel. "Students Crave a Break on Cellphone Ban." Washington Post (Washington, DC). 01 Jun 2009: A.1. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 23 Jan 2013.

Shane, Brian. "Smart Devices Make for Smart Kids." USA TODAY. 28 Dec 2012: A.4. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 23 Jan 2013.

Tyrrell, Joie. "From Textbooks to Texting." Newsday. 17 Oct 2011: A.4. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 23 Jan 2013.