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California History Guide (HIST3790 - Summer 2017 - Taylor)

This guide includes resources to help you with your Annotated Bibliography and your Research paper.

MLA Basics

Book in Print: One Author or Editor

Rauch, Jonathan. Gay Marriage: Why It Is Good for Gays, Good for Straights, and Good for America. New York: Times Books, 2004. Print.

In-text citation: (Rauch 37)

Book in Print: Two Authors or Editors

Hoffman, Donna R., and Alison D. Howard. Addressing the State of the Union: The Evolution and Impact of the President's Big

  Speech. Los Angeles: Lynne Rienner, 2006. Print.

In-text citation: (Hoffman and Howard 102)

Book in Print: More Than Three Authors or Editors

Sugihara, Neil G., et al., editors. Fire in California's Ecosystems. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2006. Print

In-text citation: (Sugihara, et al. 3)

E-Book in a Library Database

Hayes, David K., and Jack D. Ninemeier. Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry. Chicago: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Web.

In-text citation: (Hayes and Ninemeier 85)

Magazine Article in a Database

Shuster, Simon, and Eva Hartog. “Can the Games Get Clean?” Time 188.6 (8 Aug. 2016): 63-70. Academic Search Complete. Web. 14 Feb


In-text citation: (Shuster and Hartog 67)


Scholarly Journal Article on the Web

Salim, Kamran, et al. "Distinct Specificity in the Recognition of Phosphoinositides by the Pleckstrin Homology domains of Dynamin

and Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase." The EMBO Journal 15.22 (1996):  6241-50. PMC: PubMed Central, PDF. 23 June 2015.

In-text citation: (Salim, et al. 6243-44)


Web Source with an Author

Pagliery, Jose. "Hacker Claims to Be Selling Stolen NSA Spy Tools." CNN, Time Warner, 15 Aug. 2016, Web. 15 April 2014. 

 In-text citation: (Pagliery)

Web Source without an Author

"Asthma: Treatment and Drugs.", Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 31 May 2008,

In-text citation: (“Asthma”)

Web Source without a Date

If a date is not provided, add the date accessed at the end preceded by the word Accessed.

"American Music Abroad." Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Exchange Programs, US Department of State, Accessed 14 Aug. 2016.

In-text citation: (“American Music Abroad”)

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