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MLA Citation: Science
This information will help you create citations for the district's general databases listed under Science.

 Instructions: Click on the link for the database you used to see specific citation guidelines and examples.
Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior Encyclopedia of Food and Culture Endangered Species of North America
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia Science in Context Teen Health and Wellness

 

Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior
 What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Reference Book. Editor.

     City: Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
 Sample citation:
Brower, Kirk. "Anabolic Steroids." Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive

     Behavior.
Ed. Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, M.D. 2nd ed. New York: Macmillan

     Reference USA, 2001. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 Nov. 2010.
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture
 What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Reference Book. Editor.

     City: Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Santino, Jack. "Halloween." Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. Ed. Solomon H. Katz.

     New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17

     Nov. 2010.
Endangered Species of North America
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Reference Book. Editor.

     City: Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
"Endangered Species Act."  Endangered Species. Eds. Sonia Benson and Rob Nagel.

     Detroit: U*X*L*, 2004. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 Nov. 2010.
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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Reference Book. Editor.

     City: Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Jackson, Jerome A., PhD. "Starlings and Mynas (Sturnidae)." Grzimek's Animal Life

     Encyclopedia
. Eds. Michael Hutchins, Dennis A. Thoney, and Melissa C. McDade.

     Detroit: Gale, 2004. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 17 Nov. 2010.
Science in Context
Reference Book
from Science in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article title." Title of Original Source. Editor. City:

     Publisher, Date published. Name of Database. Web. Date of access. 
 
Sample citation:
Hendrick, Robert. "The Origin of Human Flight." Science and Its Times. Ed. Neil

     Schlager and Josh Lauer. Vol. 4. Gale, 2001. Gale Science in Context.

     Web. 18 Nov. 2010.
Magazine Article
from Science in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article title." Title of Original Source Copyright

     date: pages. Name of Database. Web. Date of access. 
 
Sample citation:
Gorman, Jessica. "Faster, Better, Cleaner?" Science News 8 Sept. 2001: 156.

     Gale Science in Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2010.
Newspaper Article
from Science in Context
 
What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article title." Title of Newspaper [City, if needed]

     Copyright/Publishing date, edition (if given, abbreviate ed.), sec. letter or number:

     page (if more than one page, add plus(+) sign. Name of Database. Web. Date of

     access.
 
Sample citation:
Nossiter, Adam. "New Orleans Population is Reduced Nearly 60%." New York Times 7

     Oct 2006, sec. A: 9. Gale Science in Context. Web. 18 Nov. 2010.

 

Teen Health and Wellness

 

What to include:
Author Last Name, First (if available). "Article Title." Title of Reference Book. Editor.

     City: Publisher, Copyright date. Name of Database. Web. Date of access.
 
Sample citation:
Davis, Leighton. "Friendship for Girls." Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real

     Answers
. 2008. Teen Health & Wellness. Web. 18 Nov. 2010.