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A book with the title Dracula on it.

Authored

Single Author

Elements: Author’s last name, Author’s first and middle initials. (Year of publication). Title italicized. Publisher.

Larson, M. S. (1977). The rise of professionalism. University of California Press.

Multiple Authors (two to 20)

List up to 20 authors by their last names followed by initials. Use an ampersand (&) before the last author.

Rivano, N. S., Hoson, A., & Stallings, B. (2001). Regional integration and economic development. Palgrave.

Multiple Authors (21 or more)

When listing 21 or more authors, list the first 19 authors with names and initials, followed by an ellipsis (no ampersand), and then the final author’s name.

Crocco, F., de Barros, B., McCaffery, B., Croop, P., Aldrich, L., Abeyta, M., Smith, J. Sands, C. Pearson, B., McCage, J., Jackson, C., Walker-Williams, H., Sekera, L., Lee, N., DiCamillo, K., Silver, J., Dvorak, A., Fuller, M., Thoreau, H., . . . Healy, A. (2017). Creativity and design. Abbeville Press.

Edited

Elements: Editor’s last name, Editor’s first and middle initial, & Last names and initials of other editors, if any. (Ed. or Eds.). (Year of publication). Title italicized. Publisher.

Siskin, M. (Ed.). (1988). The alphabet of desire. Plenum.

Revised Editions

Elements: Author’s last name, Author’s first and middle initial, & Last names and initials of other authors, if any. (Year of publication). Title italicized (Number of edition followed by ed.). Publisher.

Hochman, J. (1994). Strategies for urban farming (2nd ed.). Prentice Hall.

Chapter or Article in an Edited Book

Elements: Chapter author’s last name, Chapter author’s first and middle initials, & Last names and initials of other authors, if any. (Year of publication). Title of chapter or article. In Editor(s) first and middle initials and last names (Ed. or Eds.), Book title italicized (pp. followed by the page range for the chapter/article). Publisher.

Rodriguez, J. (1999). Imperfection is meaningless: On prayer and chanting. In P. Smith (Ed.), Looking ahead (pp. 107-112). St. Martin’s Press.
A book with the title Dracula on it.Click on the sections below to see the elements and examples of each type of reference for print books.

Authored

Single Author

Elements: Author’s last name, Author’s first and middle initials. (Year of publication). Title italicized. Place of publication: Publisher.

Larson, M. S. (1977). The rise of professionalism. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Multiple Authors (two to seven)

List up to seven authors by their last names followed by initials. Use an ampersand (&) before the last author.

Rivano, N. S., Hoson, A., & Stallings, B. (2001). Regional integration and economic development. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Multiple Authors (eight or more)

If there are eight or more authors, you should list by last names and initials, with commas separating the author’s names. After the sixth author, use ellipses (…) instead of author names. Then list the last author. There should be no more than seven authors listed.

Crocco, F., de Barros, B., McCaffery, B., Croop, P., Aldrich, L., Abeyta, M., . . . Healy, A. (2017). Creativity and design. New York, NY: Abbeville Press.

Edited
Elements: Editor’s last name, Editor’s first and middle initial, & Last names and initials of other editors, if any. (Ed. or Eds.). (Year of publication). Title italicized. Place of publication: Publisher.

Siskin, M. (Ed.). (1988). The alphabet of desire. New York, NY: Plenum.

Revised Editions
Elements: Author’s last name, Author’s first and middle initial, & Last names and initials of other authors, if any. (Year of publication). Title italicized (Number of edition followed by ed.). Place of publication: Publisher.

Hochman, J. (1994). Strategies for urban farming (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Prentice Hall.

Chapter or Article in an Edited Book
Elements: Chapter author’s last name, Chapter author’s first and middle initials, & Last names and initials of other authors, if any. (Year of publication). Title of chapter or article. In Editor(s) first and middle initials and last names (Ed. or Eds.), Book title italicized (pp. followed by the page range for the chapter/article). Place of publication: Publisher.

Rodriguez, J. (1999). Imperfection is meaningless: On prayer and chanting. In P. Smith (Ed.), Looking ahead (pp. 107-112). New York, NY: St. Martins Press.

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