CLOSED - Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the Lampeter-Strasburg School District is is closed.

School is now in session on Friday, January 19, and will be closed for students on Monday, January 22, for an inservice day. HS final exams are now 1/18 and 1/19 with parent-approved early dismissal on Friday.

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(Print) Book with One Author:
Author Last Name, First. Book Title. City of Publication: Publishing Company,
Copyright Year. Print.

(Print) Book with Two or Three Authors:
Author Last Name, First Name, and Author First Name Last Name. Book Title. City of
Publication: Publishing Company, Copyright Year. Print.

(Print) Encyclopedia:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Encyclopedia. Editor First Name and Last.
Volume#. City of Publication: Publishing Company, Copyright Year, Pages Used.
Print.

(Print) Magazine:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Magazine Issue Date, Pages Used. Print.

(Print) Newspaper:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Newspaper Issue: Section+. Print.
(add a + following the Section if the article spans more than one page)

(Online) Database:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Periodical. Year of Publication. Database.
Web. Date of Access.

(Online) Magazine:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Magazine. Issue: Pages Used. Web. Date of
Access.

(Online) Newspaper:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Newspaper. Issue. Web . Date of Access.

(Online) Webpage:
Author Last Name, First. "Article Title." Website. Date of Publication. Web. Date of
Access.

Rules for creating a Works Cited page using MLA:

  • Arrange entries in ABC order using the author's Last Name.
  • If there is no Author, use the first word from the Title.
  • If the author has a title like Ph.D., Sister, S.J., Lady, Sir, Saint, etc., omit this in the Works Cited entry.
  • When a corporate group is the author:
  • Do not abbreviate a corporation.
  • Enter the corporate author as the author even if they are also the publishing company.
  • When arranging entries without an Author:
  • ignore "The," "An," or "And" if it is the first word of the Title.
  • If you don't have a piece of information, move on without it.
  • You may abbreviate:
  • n.d. for no date (publication)
  • ed. for edition (7th ed.)
  • n.p. for no page assigned
  • You should include a only when the reader probably cannot locate the source without it or when your instructor requires it.
  • DO NOT bullet your entries.
  • Reverse indent each entry.
  • Double-space your entire document.
  • 12-point font is standard.

For further assistance, consult:

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Seventh Edition - REF 808 MLA

Purdue University Online Writing Lab: MLA Formatting and Style Guide (great online resource!)

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Lampeter-Strasburg School District
1600 Book Rd., Lancaster PA 17602

Phone: 717-464-3311

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Administration Building: 717-464-4699
Lampeter Elementary School: 717-358-1880
Hans Herr Elementary School: 717-509-0300
Martin Meylin Middle School: 717-509-0289
Lampeter-Strasburg High School: 717-509-0485

Email: info@l-spioneers.org

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