Below you’ll find links to sample works cited entries and in text citations for a variety of commonly used sources from OCC’s library.
First determine what kind of source you’re taking information from — an anthology? online database? — then click on the link for a sample works cited entry and in-text citation.
Remember that these entries must be alphabetized on a “Works Cited” page. See Formatting Essays for examples.
- Book with Two Authors
Collections of essays or fiction in one book, such as Sources of the Western Tradition, Norton Anthology, Opposing Viewpoints, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, etc.
- Material by editor in an anthology
- General Web site
- Newspaper/Magazine Web site
- Course Site
- Online Databases
- Government Document
- Television online
- Television Transcript
- Radio Transcript
An anthology is a book which contains several essays by different writers. These essays are chosen — and often introduced — by an editor.
For more complete information on these and other citation methods, go to Purdue’s Online Writing lab.