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MLA

Entire Book

Format:

Last Name, First M. Book Title. City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Format.

Examples:

Cocchiarella, Nino B., and Max A. Freund.  Modal Logic: An Introduction to Its Syntax and Semantics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.

Cocchiarella, Nino B., and Max A. Freund.  Modal Logic: An Introduction to Its Syntax and Semantics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Kindle Edition

Chapter in Book

Format:

Last, First M. “Section Title.” Book/Anthology. Ed. First M. Last. Edition. City Published: Publisher, Year Published. Page Range. Print.

Example:

Dodson  Sean “StandingCorrected” New Media. Ed. Albert Rolls. . Bronx: H.W. Wilson, 2006. 26-29. Print.

Journal Article from an Online Database

Format:

Last Name, First M. “Article Title.” Journal Name Volume Number (Year Published): Page Numbers. Format.

Example:

Janssen, Joanne N. “Teaching Students to Imagine Nineteenth-century British Readers.” The CEA Critic 77.3 (2015): 306-312. Print.

Journal Article from an Online Database

Format:

Last, First M. “Article.” Journal Volume.Issue (Year): Pages. Database. Web. Day Month Year Accessed.

Example:

Smith, Jane. “Life and Times of Charles Dickens.” Historical Journal 52.2 (2011): 173-96. ProQuest. Web. 26 Sept. 2012.

Print Newspaper Article

Format:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Day Month Year: Page(s). Format.

Example:

Hancock, Peter. "Brownback Signs Bill Imposing More Kansas Welfare Restrictions." Lawrence Journal World 17 May 2016. Print.

Websites

Format:

Last, First M. “Website Article.” Website. Publisher, Day Month Year. Web. Day Month Year Accessed.

Example:

Walters, Riley. “Understanding the Internet of Things.” eScholarship. University of California

For additional guidance on citing resources using the MLA style, please refer to the following book on the ready reference shelves:

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APA

Entire Print Book

Format:

Author, F. M. (Year Published). Book title. Publisher City: Publisher Name.

Example:

Cocchiarella, N. B., & Freund, M. A. (2008). Modal Logic: An introduction to its syntax and semantics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Print Book

Format:

Author, F. M.
(year). Chapter
 title.

 In
 author,
 Book
Title
 (pp.xx‐xx).
 Location:
 Publisher.

Example:

Robins, J. (2016). The other side of the desk: The beliefs and behaviors of star principals at turnaround schools. In D. Stafford, & V. Hill-Jackson (Eds.), Better principals, better schools: What star principals know, believe, and do (37-47). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.

Entire Electronic Book

Format: 

Author, F. M. (year). Title of book. Retrieved from http://xxxxxxxxx

Author, F. M. (year). Title of book. doi:xxxxxxxxxxxx

Example:

Deats, S. M. (2005). Antony and Cleopatra: New critical essays. Retrieved from https://bakeru.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=115133&site=ehost-live .

Chapter in Electronic Book

Format:

Author, A. (date). Title of chapter. In E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx–xx). Retrieved from http://xxxxxxxxx

Author, A. (date). Title of chapter. In E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx–xx). doi:xxxxxxxxxx

Example:

Fuller, D. (2005). Passion and politics: Antony and Cleopatra in performance. In S. M. Deats (Ed.),  Antony and Cleopatra: New critical essays (pp. 111-135). New York: Routledge. Retrieved from https://bakeru.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=115133&site=ehost-live .

Print Journal Article (using 
continuous 
pagination from issue to issue)

Format:

Author, F. M. (year).
Title
 of 
article.
Title
 of
 Journal, vol
#,
 pp‐pp.

 

Print Journal Article (first page of each
 issue 
is
 page 
1)

Format:

Author, F. M. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume(Issue), Page Numbers.

Examples:

Janssen, J.N. (2015). Teaching students to imagine nineteenth-century British readers. The CEA Critic 77(3) 306-312.

Piva, M.L., Boyd, R., Boyd, J., & Martin, E.C. (2016). Evaluating wetland vegetation establishment at the Baker Wetland, Douglas County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 119(1), 49-63.

Electronic Journal Article

Format:

Author, F. M. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume(Issue), Page Numbers. doi:number  or Retrieved from URL.

Example:

Lucking, D. (2015). Bad news: Medium as message in Antony and Cleopatra. English Studies, 96(6), doi:619-635. 10.1080/0013838X.2015.1045727

Newspaper Articles

Format:

Author, F. M. (Publication Date). Article title. Newspaper name, Page Numbers.

Example:

Catton, P. (2016, April 19). Pulitzer Proves ‘Hamilton’ Is on a Roll. Wall Street Journal - Online Edition. p. 1. Retrieved from http://www.wsj.com/articles/pulitzer-proves-hamilton-is-on-a-roll-1461024093

Websites

Format:

Author, F. M. (date). Title of document. Retrieved from http://URL.

Example:

Walters, R. (May 4, 2016). Understanding the Internet of things. Retrieved from http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2016/05/understanding-the-internet-of-things

For additional guidance on citing resources using the APA style, please refer to the following books on the ready reference shelves:

 

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Chicago/Turabian

Entire Print Book

Format:

Last, First M. Book. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Example:

Cocchiarella, Nino B., and Max A. Freund. Modal Logic: An Introduction to its Syntax and Semantics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Chapter in a Printed Book

Format:

Last, First M. “Section Title.” In Book/Anthology, edited by First M. Last, Page(s). Edition ed. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Example:

Fuller, David. “Passion and Politics: Antony and Cleopatra in Performance.” In Antony and Cleopatra: New Critical Essays, edited by Sara Munson Deats, 111-135. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Entire Electronic Book

Format:

Last name, First name. Title of Work. Publisher city: Publisher, Year of publication. doi:xxxx OR URL.

Example:

Cocchiarella, Nino B., and Max A. Freund. Modal Logic: An Introduction to its Syntax and Semantics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/bakeru/reader.action?ppg=5&docID=10246251&tm=1463513590903

Article from a Print Journal

Format:

Last, First M., and First M. Last. “Article Title.” Journal Title, Series, Volume, no. Issue (Month Date, Year Published): Page(s).

Example:

Carter, Richard T., and Rick A. Adams. “Postnatal Ontogeny of the Cochlea andFlight Ability in Jamaican Fruit Bats (Phyllostomidae) with Implications for the Evolution of Echolocation."Journal of Anatomy 226, no. 4 (April 2015): 301-308. 

Journal Article from an Online Database

Format:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Journal Title, Series, Volume, no. Issue (Month Date, Year Published): Page(s). Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

Only use permanent URLs (PURL). If no PURL is available, use the database name.

Examples:

Carter, Richard T., and Rick A. Adams. “Postnatal Ontogeny of the Cochlea andFlight Ability in Jamaican Fruit Bats (Phyllostomidae) with Implications for the Evolution of Echolocation."Journal of Anatomy 226, no. 4 (April 2015): 301-308. Accessed May 17, 2016. https://bakeru.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=101852749&site=ehost-live

Carter, Richard T., and Rick A. Adams. “Postnatal Ontogeny of the Cochlea andFlight Ability in Jamaican Fruit Bats (Phyllostomidae) with Implications for the Evolution of Echolocation."Journal of Anatomy 226, no. 4 (April 2015): 301-308. Accessed May 17, 2016. Academic Search Premier

Print Newspaper Article

Format:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title (City), Month Date, Year Published.

Example:

Hancock, Peter. “Brownback Signs Bill Imposing More Kansas Welfare Restrictions.” Lawrence Journal World (Lawrence), May 17, 2016.

Websites

Format:

Last, First M. “Article Title.” Website Title. Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

Example:

Walters, Riley. “Understanding the Internet of Things.” The Heritage Foundation.  May 4, 2016. Accessed May 17, 2016.  http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2016/05/understanding-the-internet-of-things

For additional guidance on citing resources using the Chicago or Turabian style, please refer to the following books on the ready reference shelves:

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