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Citation Guide: Class Notes & Presentations

Formatting

Note: For your Works Cited list, all citations should be double spaced and have a hanging indent.

A "hanging indent" means that each subsequent line after the first line of your citation should be indented by 0.5 inches.

Abbreviating Months

In your works cited list, abbreviate months as follows: 

January = Jan.
February = Feb.
March = Mar.
April = Apr.
May = May
June = June
July = July
August = Aug.
September = Sept.
October = Oct.
November = Nov.
December = Dec.

Spell out months fully in the body of your paper. 

Instructor's Presentation Slides (e.g. PowerPoint or Google Presentation)

Instructor's Last Name, First Name. "Title of PowerPoint Presentation." Title of Course, Date of PowerPoint presentation, Columbia College.Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. 

Works Cited List Example

 Paulson, Paul. "ANTH 110: Week 2: The Nature of Culture." Anthropology 110, 15 Jan. 2016, Columbia College.Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. 

In-Text Citation Example

 (Instructor's Last Name)

 Example: (Paulson, slide 5)

 Note: if you know the slide number, include it in your in-text citation. If not, leave it out.

Learn more: See MLA Handbook, p. 52 for examples of descriptions at the end of citations. P.70 shows that course title are not italicized.

Class Lecture Heard in Person

Instructor's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Lecture." Title of Course, Date of lecture, Columbia College. Lecture.

Works Cited List Example

 Paulson, Paul. "The Nature of Culture." Anthropology 110, 15 Jan. 2016. Columbia College. Lecture.

In-Text Citation Example

 (Instructor's Last Name)

 Example: (Paulson)

Learn more: p.52 of the MLA Handbook provides an example of a lecture heard in person. P. 70 shows that course title are not itali

Instructor's Notes or Handout Provided In Class

Instructor's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Handouts/Notes." Name of Course, Columbia College. Date handout was received. Course handout.

Works Cited List Example

 Kurtis, Mark. "Critical Analysis." English 100, Columbia College. Received 5 May 2016. Course handout.

In-Text Citation Example

 (Instructor's Last Name)

 Example: (Kurtis)

Learn more: See MLA Handbook, p. 52 for examples of descriptions at the end of citations. P.70 shows that course title are not italicized.

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