BOOKS (Print and Electronic)
|GENERAL FORMAT||AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher.|
|1 author||Pinney, T. (2005). History of wine in
|2 or more authors||Foster, J., & Nightingale, J. D. (2006). A short course in general relativity (3rd ed.).
|Corporate author||Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association. (2004). Model code of judicial conduct.
|Editors||Donohue, J. J., & Esposito, J. L. (Eds.). (2007). Islam in transition: Muslim perspectives.
|Electronic book||Storrie, P. D., and Randall, R. (2007). Graphic Universe: Beowulf. Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Group. Retrieved from NetLibrary. 8 July 2009.|
|Translated book||Foucault, M. (1988). Madness and civilization: A history of insanity int he age of reason (R. Howard, Trans.). New York: Vintage-Random House. (Original work published 1965)|
|Multivolume work||Ford, B. (Ed.). (1988-91). The Cambridge guide to the arts in Britain (Vols. 1-9). Cambridge (England): Cambridge University Press.|
|Encyclopedia article||Escobar, E. (2004). Zoot Suit. In C.C. Candelaria (Ed.) the Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture. Wesport: Greenwood Press.|
|Book chapter||Cline, W. R. (2007). Dynamic Consideration. In Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country (pp.87-94). Washington D.C.: Center for Global Development: Peterson Institute for International Economics.|
|Essay or chapter in an anthology or edited book||Porter, K. A. (1995). The Grave. In S. Mee (Ed.), Downhome: An anthology of Southern women writers (pp. 461-67). San Diego: Harcourt, Brace.|
|AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of Article. Title of Book/Journal VolumeNumber(IssueNumber), PageNumbers. RetrievedDateMonth RetrievedDateDay, RetrievedDateYear from URL.|
|Article from Library Database||Horne, J., Knox D., Zusman, J., and Zusman, M. E. (Dec. 2007). Tattoos and Piercings: Attitudes, Behaviors, and Interpretations of College Students [Electronic version]. College Student Journal 41(4), 1011-1020. Retrieved January 20, 2008 from Academic Search Complete.|
|Article in Public Domain or E-Journal||Church, D. M., et al. (2009). Lineage-Specific Biology Revealed by a Finished Genome Assembly of the Mouse. PloS Biology 7(5), e1000112. Retrieved May 30, 2009 from http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000112.|
|Newspaper article||Kristof, K. M. (2009, July 5). New Student Repayment Plan is Based on Borrower’s Income. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 6 July 2009 from http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-perfin5-2009jul05,0,4774835.column.|
|Magazine article||Mnookin, S. (2006, July). The Da Vinci clone? Vanity Fair, 551, 100.|
|AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of Article. Title of Book/Journal VolumeNumber(IssueNumber), PageNumbers.|
|Journal article||Wood, S. N., & Quackenbush, K. (2001). The Sorcerer's Stone: A touchstone for readers of all ages. English Journal, 90(3), 97-103.|
|Newspaper article||Kristof, K. M. (2009, July 5). New Student Repayment Plan is Based on Borrower’s Income. Los Angeles Times, 3A+.|
|Magazine article||Mnookin, S. (July 2006). The Da Vinci Clone? Vanity Fair, 100+.|
|Book review||Miner, V. (2004, December). Iowa meditations [Review of the book Gilead]. The Women's Review of Books, 22, 19.|
|Anonymous article||Education in America and Britain: Learning lessons From Private Schools. (2009, July 2). Economist, 20+.|
AUDIO and VISUAL MATERIALS
|GENERAL FORMAT||AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title [Medium/Type]. PublicationPlace: Publisher.|
|LP/CD/Streaming media||Jackson, M. (1993). Thriller. On Thriller [CD]. New York: Epic Records.|
|Film/Motion picture||Capra, F. (Director). (1946). It’s a Wonderful Life [Motion picture. New York: Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) Pictures.|
|AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title. Retrieved RetrievedMonth RetrievedDay, RetrievedYear from URL.|
|Blog||Zúniga, M. M. (2006, August 24). Bush's latest PR hoax. Daily Kos: State of the Nation. Retrieved August 27, 2006, from http://www.dailykos.com.|
|Website||Eaves, M., Esseck, R., and Viscomi, J. (Eds.). (2008). The William Blake Archive. Washington D.C.: Library of Congress. Retrieved May 20, 2008 from http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/.|
|News website||Levy, S. (2007, April 9). Twitter: Is Brevity the Next Big Thing? Newsweek. Retrieved May 15, 2007.= from http://www.newsweek.com/id/35289.|
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