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Cite your sources
- Give Credit to the Author or Creator
- Prevent plagiarism: Take notes and put what you have read in your own words
- Stay organized and keep of your sources & cite as you go by using:
These are helpful resources to use when doing research:
- Databases (Britannica School, ABC-CLIO, or Biography in Context see links below)
- Books: Lurgio Online Library Catalog
- Websites (remember to use authoritative and reliable websites. Ask yourself: Who created the website and why? Does the website look professional? Does the information make sense? How is the author qualified to share information on this particular topic? Governmental, educational, and organizations are the most reputable websites.
- When doing a google search:
Washington Adams Jefferson Madison
Monroe Quincy Adams Jackson
Sample MLA Works Cited Page
Works Cited Document: SET THIS UP FIRST
- Title the document: (President Bio Project)
- Times New Roman, 12 font, Double Spaced
- ABC order
- Every line AFTER the first is indented.
- (Return - Tab: to indent any line after the 1st)
Class or Assignment
13 March 2017
Clinton, Susan. James Madison, Fourth President of the United States.
Chicago: Childrens, 1986. Print.
"Miller Center." American President-. University of Virginia, 2016. Web.
14 Feb. 2016. <http://millercenter.org/president/madison>.
to your internet search
James Madison site:.gov
James Madison site:.edu