Bibliography Worksheet What do I need to keep in mind when writing a formal bibliography?

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What do I need to keep in mind when writing a formal bibliography?
1.It is organized alphabetically by the author’s last name.

2.The second line is indented.

3.Correct punctuation is very important.  Use the examples on the bibliography worksheets as a guide.

4.The word “BIBLIOGRAPHY” should be centered at the top of the page.



Attenborough, Richard, dir. Edison. 2009. Digital Video Disk. RCA/Columbia.
Fine, Lawrence I. "The Inventions of Thomas Edison.", 3 Mar. 2011. Web. 25 Oct. 2011. <>.
Fine, Lawrence. "Edison, Thomas." The World Book Encyclopedia. 2011. Print.
Forgey, William W. Campfire Tales:  Ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggety beasties. 2nd ed. Guilford, Connecticut: The Globe Pequot Press, 1999. Print.
Townsend, Brad. "Menlo Park Memories." Newsweek 9 Apr. 2011: 56-57. Print.
"USS Yorktown at Norfolk, Va., 1937." Online image. Oct. 1937. NavSource Online:  Aircraft Carrier Photo Archive. Web. 25 Oct. 2011. <>.


Pay attention to the formatting examples. This is how your entry should appear on the bibliography page. Notice that everything except the first line is indented.

ENCYCLOPEDIAS (Print) (Information needed)

  • Author:

  • Title of Article:

  • Name of Encyclopedia:

  • Edition:

  • Page Number:


Fitzpatrick, John W. “Thomas Edison.”  The World Book Encyclopedia. 1999 ed. Pg.77.

BOOK (Information needed)

  • Author:

  • Title:

  • Place of Publication:

  • Publisher:

  • Date of Publication:


Townsend, Brad.  Thomas Edison.  Minneapolis:  Lerner Publications Company, 1994.

MAGAZINE (Information needed)

  • Author:

  • Title of Article:

  • Name of Magazine:

  • Date of Publication:Pages:


Townsend, Brad.  “Menlo Park Memories.”  Newsweek.  9 April 2001:  56-57.

PHOTOGRAPH (Information needed)

  • Source of Photograph:

  • Title of Photograph:

  • Publisher:

  • Copyright Date:


NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING, “File Photo of the USS Yorktown.”, Reuters Toppix News and Sports, 4 June 1998.

INTERNET SITES: (Information needed)

  • Title of Article:

  • Title of Website:

  • Date of Search:

  • Website Address:


“The Inventions of Thomas Edison.”  Inventors.  3 March 2001.

ONLINE SOURCES:   (Electric Library, SIRS, World Book Online.) (Information needed)

  • Author:

  • Title of Article:

  • Date of Magazine/  Article:

  • Title of Magazine/Encyclopedia:

  • Online Source:

  • Internet Address:

  • Date of Search:


Jenkins, Reuse V., “Edison, Thomas Alva.”.  World Book Online Americas Edition., 2 March 2001.

MEDIA (DVD, Videotapes, etc.) (Information needed)

  • Title of Videotape/DVD:

  • Type of Media:

  • Director:

  • Publisher:

  • Date of Publication:

  • Length:


Edison.  Videocassette.  Dir. Richard Attenborough.  RCA/Columbia, 1982.  184 min.

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