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ENGL 1A: Critical Thinking and Writing 1 (Morgan)

This course guide supports Professor Danielle Morgan's CTW course.

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Our databases provide a CITATION tool. 

The tool will be located on the right side of the page. Select CITE. Find MLA 9. Copy and Paste the citation in your annotated bibliography. 


Book with One Author

Format : Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date. 

(Author Last Name page number).


Kirsh, Steven J. Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence: A Critical Look at the Research. Sage, 2006.


Book with More Than One Author

When a book has two authors, order the authors in the same way they are presented in the book.

Format: Last Name, First Name of First Author, and First Name Last Name of Second Author. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date. 

(First Author Last Name page number).


Wykes, Maggie, and Barrie Gunter. The Media and Body Image: If Looks Could Kill. Sage, 2005. 


If there are three or more authors, list only the first author followed by the phrase et al. (Latin for "and others") in place of the subsequent authors' names.

Format:   Last Name, First Name of First Author, et al. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date.

(First Author Last Name, et al. page number).


Nickels, William, et al. Understanding Canadian Business. McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2016.

(Nickel, et al)

Book with Editor(s) and No Author

Format: Last Name of Editor, First Name, editor(s). Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date.


Matuz, Roger, editor. Contemporary Canadian Artists. Gale Canada, 1997.


Cite a newspaper article as you would a magazine article, but note the different pagination in most newspapers. If there is more than one edition available for that date (as in an early and late edition of a newspaper), identify the edition after the newspaper title.

Brubaker, Bill. "New Health Center Targets County's Uninsured Patients." Washington Post, 24 May 2007, p. LZ01.

Krugman, Andrew. "Fear of Eating." New York Times, late ed., 21 May 2007, p. A1.


If the newspaper is a less well-known or local publication, include the city name in brackets after the title of the newspaper.

Behre, Robert. "Presidential Hopefuls Get Final Crack at Core of S.C. Democrats." Post and Courier [Charleston, SC],29 Apr. 2007, p. A11.

Trembacki, Paul. "Brees Hopes to Win Heisman for Team." Purdue Exponent [West Lafayette, IN], 5 Dec. 2000, p. 20.