Try looking in these places: the title page of a book, encyclopedia or dictionary the heading of an article the front, second, or editorial page of the newspaper the contents page of a journal or magazine the header at the top or footer at the bottom of a Web site the About or the Contact page of a Web site When it is time to turn in your Bibliography, type all of your sources into a list.
Print Key Info Make a list to keep track of ALL the books, magazines, and websites you read as you follow your background research plan.
Its focus is more on the research presented in the source and when it was released, rather than the individuals who conducted it. It focuses on the author of the cited source material, in order to help the reader place him or her in the appropriate historical and philosophical context.
You may have additional information from the Web if appropriate. As you find this information it will be important for you to write down where the sources are from. You can use the Bibliography Worksheet to help you, just print out a few copies and take them with you to the library.
But, you develop a bibliography only after first preparing a background research plan — a road map of the research questions you need to answer.
Each section should be followed by a full stop. If an author is unknown, alphabetize that source using the title instead.