.It may be a quotation, a paraphrase or a summary. To organize and keep track of your research, write a letter on each bibliography card, and then, on each note card for that source, write the same letter and a number. Volume number, Date : page numbers. List the title of the book, magazine or newspaper and underline it.
For example: Last Name, First Name. Notice also the color coding.
The hyphen and the number indicate which notecard it is. For example, an error in the bibliographic information can cause you to make a mistake on the Works Cited page. You will find it easier to prepare your final bibliography if you keep track of each book, encyclopedia, or article you use as you are reading and taking notes. Each note card includes one fact from the source.
There are different formats for bibliographies, so be sure to use the one your teacher prefers. This is a big time saver.
A Brief Note on Notecards More details will come on how to write good research notecards, but for now, I thought it would be helpful to see a sample one with the bibliography card. Volume Number, "Article Title," page numbers.
Capitalize all names and book titles. Your teacher may assign these cards to teach you how to do research and cite your sources. April 1,
If you found the source online, write the URL. April 1, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Bibliography cards make it easy to organize your resources alphabetically. For a newspaper: Author last name first , "Article Title. In this example, I wrote down the library's hours.
Sources that don't have authors encyclopedias, movies should be alphabetized by title. Cite this Article A tool to create a citation to reference this article Cite this Article. You could also use different colors for different types of sources or information. For a person: Full name last name first. When you type your citations into your works cited page, italicize the title instead of underlining it. Top Right: Give this research source a Roman numeral.