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A book with the title Dracula on it.Click on the listings below to see examples of bibliography entries for various types of books.

The first entry shown is the first note for a source.

The second entry shown is for subsequent notes for a source.

The third entry is the bibliographic entry for the note. This will be found in the bibliography at the end of the work.

Print Book
1. Antony Penrose, The Lives of Lee Miller (London: Thames and Hudson, 1985), 191.

2. Penrose, Lives of Lee Miller, 198.

Penrose, Antony The Lives of Lee Miller. London: Thames and Hudson, 1985.
Two to Three Authors
1. Richard Sennett and Jonathan Cobb, The Hidden Injuries of Class (New York Vintage Books, 1973), 102-7.

2. Sennett and Cobb, Hidden Injuries, 10.

Sennett, Richard, and Jonathan Cobb. The Hidden Injuries of Class. New York: Vintage Books, 1973.
Four or More Authors
NOTE: List all of the authors in the bibliography. In the notes, list only the first author followed by et al. (meaning “and others”).
1. Henry Beard et al., Rationalizations to Live By (New York: Workman Publishing, 2000), 74.

2. Beard et al., Rationalizations, 11.

Beard, Henry, Andy Borowitz, and John Boswell. Rationalizations to Live By. New York: Workman Publishing, 2000.
Unknown Author
1. A Cypher's Guide to Staying Under the Radar (London, 2002), 10.

2. Cypher's Guide, 133.

A Cypher's Guide to Staying Under the Radar. London, 2002.

NOTE: Alphabetize the bibliographic entry by the first word of the title (ignoring articles such as A, An, and The).
Edited Work Without an Author
1. Edmund V. Gillon, ed., Cartouches and Decorative Small Frames (New York: Dover Publications, 1975), 55.

2. Gillon, Cartouches and Decorative, 3.

Gillon, Edmund V., ed. Cartouches and Decorative Frames. New York: Dover Publications, 1975.
Edited Work with an Author
1. Tallulah Marie Osborn, Tall Tales and Little Conies, ed. Mattie M. Sable (Burlington, VT: Parrish Publishing, 1999), 23.

2. Osborn, Tall Tales, 147.

Osborn, Tallulah Marie, Tall Tales and Little Conies. Edited by Mattie M. Sable. Burlington, VT: Parrish Publishing, 1999.
Translated Work
1. Dimitri Topher, Munch's Scream, trans. Peter Sussan (Madrid: Madman Publishing, 1987), 21.

2. Topher, Munch's Scream, 32.

Topher, Dimitri. Munch's Scream. Translated by Peter Sussan. Madrid: Madman Publishing, 1987.
Edition Other Than the First
1. Brenda Ueland, If You Want to Write, 2nd ed. (Saint Paul, MN: Gray Wolf Press, 1987), 16.

2. Ueland, Write, 24.

Ueland, Brenda. If You Want to Write. 2nd ed. Saint Paul, MN: Gray Wolf Press, 1987.
Volume in a Multivolume Work
1. Diane Englert, ed., History of World Theatre, vol. 3 of Theatre as Revolution (New York: Wayward Publishing, 1988), 51.

2. Englert, World Theatre, 45.

Englert, Diane, ed. History of World Theatre. Vol. 3 of Theatre as Revolution. New York: Wayward Publishing, 1988.
Work in an Anthology
1. Julian Huxley, "An Essay on Bird-Mind," in Great Essays in Science, ed. Martin Gardner (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1994), 247.

2. Huxley, "Bird-Mind," 188.

Huxley, Julian. "An Essay on Bird-Mind." In Great Essays in Science, edited by Martin Gardner, 247. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1994.
Letter in a Published Collection
NOTE: If the letter writer’s name is part of the collection title, then begin the note with only their last name but use their full name in the bibliography entry.
1. Tolkien to Sir Stanley Unwin, 9 May 1947, in The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien, ed. Humphrey Carpenter (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981), 119-120.

2. Tolkien, The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien, 120.

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien. Edited by Humphrey Carpenter. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.
Work in a Series
1. Mark LaPierre, Contemporary Musicians' Guide to Turn of the Century Sheet Music, Contemporary Musicians' Guide to American Music (New York: Pokenstein Press, 2002), 117.

2. LaPierre, Contemporary Musicians' Guide, 119.

LaPierre, Mark. Contemporary Musicians' Guide to Turn of the Century Sheet Music. Contemporary Musicians' Guide to American Music. New York: Pokenstein Press, 2002.

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