Citation examples


A book by One Author
Blum, John M. The National Experience: A History of the United States.
     New York: Harcourt, 1985.

Two or more Books by the same Author
Said, Edward W. Culture and Imperialism. 1993. New York:
     Vintage-Random, 1994.

---. Orientalism. 1978. New York Vintage-Random, 1979.

A Book by Two or Three Authors
Margulis, Lynn, and Karlene V. Schwartz. Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated
      Guide to the Phyla of life on Earth. 3rd ed. New York: Freeman, 1998.

A Book by Four or More Authors
Brown, Lester, et al. State of the World 1990. New York: Norton, 1990.

Martin, Ralph, et al. Teaching Sciense for all Children. 2nd ed. Boston:
     Allyn, 1997.

A Book by an Anonymous Author
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Trans. G. N. Garmonsway. 1953. London:
     Dent, 1962.

A Book with an Editor
McCoubrey, John. W., ed. Modern American Painting. New York:
     Time-Life, 1970.

A Book with an Author and an Editor
Johnson, Samuel. Selected Writings. Ed. Patrick Cruttwell. 1968. London:

A Republished Book
Cosman, Carol, Joan Keefe, and Kathleen Weaver, eds. The Penguin
      Book of WomenPoets. 1978.Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin, 1979.

A Book with a Publisher's Imprint
Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. 1961. New York: Laurel-Dell, 1975.

A Work in an Anthology
Rosenblum, Robert. The Primal American Scene. The Natural Paradise:
      Painting in America 1800-1950.

Ed. Kynaston McShine. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1976. 165-178.

A Book with a Title in its Title
Ewing, A. C. A Short Commentary on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.
      1983. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1967.

An Article from an Online Resource
The Botany Libraries. Harward University. 17 Dec. 1998

Princeton German Web Project. 15 Sep.1998. Princeton University.
      5 Apr. 1999.

An Article in a reference database
Heaney, Seamus. Microsoft Encarta concise Encyclopedia. 1997-1999.
     Microsoft. 5 Apr. 1999

An Article in an Electronic Journal
Machlis, Sharon. Bookseller Beefs Up Products, Searches. Computerworld