Tips on Citing Sources (Films, YouTube clips, articles, etc.)

Please use the Purdue OWL site or a handbook to help you cite materials in your papers. You need to cite YouTube clips, articles from an anthology (like Timothy Corrigan’s collection, from which many readings on Canvas are taken), Canvas materials, or DVD’s. String citations together and add 1-2 paragraphs summarizing their context and value to your research, and you have an annotated bibliography.

Here are some sample citations, as they should appear on a Works Cited page for a “Hot Seat” essay or a Critique:

Recorded Films or Movies
List films by their title. Include the name of the director, the distributor, and the release year. If relevant, list performer names after the director’s name. Use the abbreviation perf. to head the list. End the entry with the appropriate medium of publication (e.g. DVD, VHS, Laser disc). Note that these samples do not show proper indentation–all lines after the 1st should be indented.

Ed Wood. Dir. Tim Burton. Perf. Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette.    Touchstone, 1994. DVD.

YouTube clip:
“How to Make Vegetarian Chili.” YouTube. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2009.

Review:
Ebert, Roger. “An Inconvenient Truth.” Rev. of An Inconvenient Truth, dir. Davis Guggenheim. rogerebert.com. Sun-Times News Group, 2 June 2006. Web. 24 May 2009.

Article in an Anthology:
Reid, Mark A. “Literary Forces Encouraging the Use of Black Writers” Ed. Timothy Corrigan. Film and Literature and Introduction and Reader. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge, 2012. 158-67.
OR (if article is reposted on Canvas)
Reid, Mark A. “Literary Forces Encouraging the Use of Black Writers” Corrigan, Ed. Timothy Corrigan. Film and Literature an Introduction and Reader. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge, 201. 158-67. Canvas. EN 220. 2 Feb 2020.

See sample Works Cited at http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/12/

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