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Lincoln Middle School Library: Found Poem Resources

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Use the databases on this page to find articles for your found poem. Make sure you cite your sources in MLA format.  

World Book Student

Citing World Book Student 

If you use information from World Book Student, cite the article by scrolling to the bottom of the page and highlighting and copying the MLA citation. Paste the citation into a Works Cited document on your Google drive.

GALE Research in Context

Use the Research in Context database to find current and historical articles from magazines, newspapers, books and more! 

 

Citing Research in Context

Citing an Article from Research in Context

Click on Citations on the upper right-hand corner of the page, or scroll to the bottom of the article. Highlight and copy the citation, then paste it into the Works Cited. 

Citing a Book

Citing a Book

If you use a book in print for your project, follow the MLA format below to cite it. Type the citation directly onto your Works Cited. Make sure you use the punctuation marks as indicated below. Also, double-check spelling and capitalization.

FORMAT:

Author's Last name, First name. Title of book in italics. City where the book was published:  The name of the publisher, Year of publication. 

EXAMPLE:

Richmond, Perle. Phillis Wheatley. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988.

Middle Search Plus

Click below for any EBSCO database, including Middle Search Plus!

You will be prompted to type your zip code to gain access to the database. 

Citing an Article from Middle Search Plus, or any other EBSCO database

Click Cite on the right-hand and side of the article. Choose the MLA format. Copy and Paste. 

If you used...

If you used...

A poem from the American Poetry book:

Citation:

American Poetry. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 2004. 

An article from Land of Immigrants:

Citation:

Hammerschmidt, Peter A.  Land of Immigrants. Philadelphia: Mason Crest Publishers, 2003. 

ABC-CLIO American History

 

Citing the  ABC-CLIO American History Database

If you find an article or image for your project, cite the American History database by clicking the word "Cite" in the upper right-hand corner of the page. Copy the MLA citation and paste it into a Google doc on your Google drive or into Google Classroom. 
 

Citing a Website

Citing a Website

If you use information or images from a website, use the following format to cite: 

FORMAT:

Last name, First name of author (if given). "Article Title in Quotation Marks." Title of Website in Italics.  Day Month Year you accessed the website. 

EXAMPLE: 

"Battles of Lexington and Concord." History.com. Accessed 17 March 2019.