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Citation Guide

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in research papers.

Books: General Format

Format:

Author Surname, A. A., and B. Second Author Surname. Year of Publication. Title of book: subtitle. Publisher, City/Town, State, Country.

Example:

Miller, K. V., and L. Marchinton. 1995. Quality whitetails: the why and how of quality deer management. Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

NOTE: If the state appears in the publisher or agency name, do not repeat it after the city.

Books: Chapter in an Edited Book

Format:

Author surname, A. Year of publication. Title of chapter. Pages ##–## in B. B. Surname of editor, editor. Title of book. Publisher, City, Country.

Example:

Zeleny, L. 1978. Nesting box programs for bluebirds and other passerines. Pages 55–60 in S. A. Temple, editor. Endangered birds: management techniques for preserving threatened species. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, USA.

Books: Editor as Author

Books: Reprint