Sample MLA "Work Cited" Page

The following is a sample bibliography prepared by a current Cape Fear student, William Gomeringer. The format is consistent with the 5th edition of the MLA Handbook. There are two exceptions. (1) Use italics instead of underlining titles of books, journals, etc. (2) The entries for Internet resources are abbreviated. The bibliography must be two (2) pages in length, consist of 12 URLs, 4 professional or scholarly journals, and the remainder comprised of books.

Student's Name 


Course Number, section, 


Works in         Cited

Abbott, Alison. "German Physicians Warn of Genetic Risks (Bioethics Convention Opposed 

    as it may not Safeguard Mentally Handicaps)." Science 385 (1996): 5. 
Biotechnology and Ethics,

The Consequences and Drawbacks of Genetic Engineering

Dangers of Genetic Engineering: Campaign for Mandatory Labeling of Genetically  Dickson, David. "Hugo Approves Ethics Code of Genomics (Human Genome 
Organization)." Science 380 (1996): 279. 
The Ethics of Genetic Research,

Ethics of Genetic Testing,

Evison, Martin P. "Genetics, Ethics, and Archaeology."  Science 70 (1996): 512. 

Fransman, Martin, ed. The Biotechnology Revolution? Cambridge: Blackwell, 1995. 

Genetics and Ethics Homepage,

Genetic Engineering and its Dangers,

Ginzburg, Lev R. ed. Assessing Ecological Risks of Biotechnology. Boston: 

    Butterworth, 1991. 
Haring, Bernard. Ethics of Manipulation: Issues in Medicine, Behavior Control and
    Genetics. New York: Seabury Press, 1975. 
Kevles, Daniel J., and Leroy Hood. The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in
    the Human Genome Project. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992. 
Marshall, Elliot. "Panel Urges Cloning Ethics Boards: Human Genome Project." Science
    (1997): 22. 
Modern Genetic Engineering:  ETHICS and USES Natural Food Campaign - The Dangers of Genetic Engineering Public Perception Issues in Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology, Purves, Williams K. Life: The Science of Biology, Fourth Edition. Massachusetts: 
    Sinauer, 1995. 
Reiss, Michael J., and Roger Straughan. Improving Nature?: The Science and Ethics
    of Genetic Engineering. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 
Rudolph, Frederick B. and Larry McIntire. Biotechnology: Science Engineering and 
    Ethical Challenges for the 21st Century. Washington D.C.: Joseph Henry, 1996. 
Wadman, Meredith. "High Level Ethics Committee Needed to Guide Genetic Policy." Nature
    385 (1997): 756. 

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