Use the databases on this page to find articles for your found poem. Make sure you cite your sources in MLA format.
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.
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.
Click the Destiny Discover logo below to access the LMS Library Online Catalog!
Go to Destiny Discover by clicking below. Next, click on the upper right hand side of the page to Log In. Your username is your first name.last name year of HS graduation (Example: benjamin.franklin27) and your password is your student ID/Lunch code (Don't add the three zeros at the end).
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.
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.
Richmond, Perle. Phillis Wheatley. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988.
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...
A poem from the American Poetry book:
American Poetry. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 2004.
An article from Land of Immigrants:
Hammerschmidt, Peter A. Land of Immigrants. Philadelphia: Mason Crest Publishers, 2003.
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
If you use information or images from a website, use the following format to cite:
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.
"Battles of Lexington and Concord." History.com. Accessed 17 March 2019.