Source Citation and Bibliographic Format Quiz
1. In MLA style, where in the paper do you put endnotes and for what are they used? Name an academic department that uses MLA.
2. MLA style cites sources in the text of the paper using parentheses at the ends of sentences. What should those parentheses usually contain and how would you cite a paraphrase from page 20 of the article below?
Pearce, Colin D. “Hawthorne’s ‘My Kinsman, Major Molineux.” Explicator 60:1 (Fall 2001): 19-22.
3. In University of Chicago and Turabian style, where in the paper do you put footnotes and for what are they used? Name a department that requires U. Chicago style.
4. APA style also cites sources in the text of the paper in parentheses. What should those parentheses contain for a reference to a quotation or paraphrase on page 140 of the article below? Name an academic department that uses APA.
Smith, Richard H., and J. Matthew Webster. “The Role of Public Exposure in Moral and Nonmoral Shame and Guilt.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 83:1 (July 2002): 138-59.
Using the bibliography on the other side of this page, answer these questions:
5. Name a source printed in a scholarly journal, using the author’s last name. Name one source printed in a collection of essays, using the author’s last name.
6. Of the books written by N. F. Blake, which probably would tell you the most about how England’s first printer, William Caxton, influenced English literary taste? Which of the library’s online search tools would be your first step in locating it?
7. Adamson, Coleman, and Miner all study literacy and reading in England. Using only the information in this bibliography, which probably would be the best source to find first if you were writing about Medieval English literacy and how do you know? What is the name of the online search tools that would be your first step in locating the articles?
8. What is the fastest way to tell whether Coleman has read Adamson’s or Miner’s work?
9) Of the two studies of prophecy, which could be used for an argument about Medieval prophecy: Taylor, Tumminia, both, neither. (Circle one)
Ackerman, Robert W. “Herry Lovelich’s Merlin.” PMLA 67 (June 1952) 473-84.
Adamson, J.W. "The Extent of Literacy in England in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries: Notes and Conjectures." The Library. 10:4 (1930) 163-93.
Bennett, H. S. English Books & Readers 1475-1557. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1952.
Blake, N. F. Caxton and His World. N.Y.: London House and Maxwell, 1969.
--------. Caxton: England's First Publisher. N.Y.: Barnes & Noble, 1976.
--------. William Caxton and English Literary Culture. London: Hambledon, 1991.
Brewer, Derek S. "Malory: The Traditional Writer and the Archaic Mind." Arthurian Literature I (1981) 94-120.
Christianson, C. Paul. Memorials of the Book Trade in Medieval London: The Archives of Old London Bridge. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1987.
Coleman, Joyce. Public Reading and the Reading Public in Late Medieval England and France. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.
A Companion to Malory. Ed. Elizabeth Archibald and A.S.G. Edwards. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 1996.
Mann, Jill. “Malory and the Grail Quest.” In A Companion to Malory, 203-20.
Miner, John Nelson. "Schools and Literacy in Later Medieval England." British Journal of Educational Studies. XI (1962) 16-27.
Taylor, Rupert. The Political Prophecy in England. N.Y.: Columbia UP, 1911.
Tumminia, Diana. “How Prophecy Never Fails: Interpretive Reason in a Flying-Saucer Group.” Sociology of Religion. 59:2 (Summer 1998) 145-70.