Citing Books:



Book with One Author - Print


Basic Format: Author (Last name, First name). Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.

  • Lopez, Jennifer. Chicago's Style: How the Second City Developed its Architectural Greatness. New York: Penguin, 2009. Print.

  • Hanson, Mariel. The Little Stop Sign. Denver: MacMurray, 2010. Print.






Book with More Than One Author - Print



Basic Format: Last name, First name of first author, (additional authors - see note below). Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication.


Note: If there are more than three authors, you can list only the first author followed by the phrase et al. (Latin for "and others") in place of the additional authors' names, or you can list all the authors as they appear on the title page.
(Notice that there is a period after “al” in “et al.” and never a period after the “et” in “et al.”).


  • Ryder, Cathy, et al. Working with Multi-Media in the Library. New York: Carlson Press, 2008. Print.
or
  • Ryder, Cathy, Maria Gonzalez, Martin Patel, and Nancy Zimmerman. Working with Multi-Media in the Library. New York: Carlson Press,

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  • Gershen, Penny, and Neal Armstrong. The American Space Program. Boston: Johnson Press, 2007. Print.



Book with One Author - Online


Basic Format: Author(s). Title of Book. Editor. Original City of Publication: Original Publisher, Original Year of Publication. Internet Site. Site Editor. Version. Electronic Publication Date, Sponsoring Organization. Medium of Publication. Date of Access.

Note: If all the above information is not found, list whatever information can be obtained.

  • Lopez, Jennifer. Chicago's Style: How the Second City Developed its Architectural Greatness. Ed. Smith, John. New York: Penguin,


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Book with More Than One Author - Online


Basic Format: Last name, First name of first author, (additional authors - see note below). Title of Book. Editor. Original City of Publication: Original Publisher, Original Year of Publication. Internet Site. Site Editor. Version. Electronic Publication Date, Sponsoring Organization. Medium of Publication. Date of Access.

Note: If all the above information is not found, list whatever information can be obtained.

  • Lopez, Jennifer, and Lisa Sanchez. Chicago's Style: How the Second City Developed its Architectural Greatness. Ed. Smith, John. New York:


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  • Lopez, Jennifer, Tom Johnson, and Lisa Sanchez. Chicago's Style: How the Second City Developed its Architectural Greatness. Ed. Smith, John.


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Two or More Works by the Same Author

NOTE: When citing two or more sources by the same author, give the name in the first entry only. For the subsequent entries, type three hyphens, add a period, and skip a space (---. ) then give the title.

  • Mead, Margaret. Coming of Age in Samoa: A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilization. New York: Morrow, 1961. Print.

---. People and Places. Cleveland: World, 1959. Print.




An Author and an Editor

  • Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Poems of Chaucer. Ed. F. N. Robinson. Boston: Houghton, 1933. Print.



Poem or Short Story in an Anthology


  • More, Hannah. “The Black Slave Trade: A Poem.” Women Poets of the Romantic Era. Ed. Paula R. Feldman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1977.


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Sources Contained in a Larger Work (always include page numbers)

  • Jacobus, Mary. "Tess: The Making of a Pure Woman." Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Ed. Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea, 1987.


nnnnnnnn 45 - 60. Print.