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The Writing Program Administrator as Researcher. Then, for each individual essay from the collection, list the author's name in last name, first name format, the title of the essay, the editor's last name, and the page range:. When cross-referencing items in the works cited list, alphabetical order should be maintained for the entire list.

If the specific literary work is part of the author's own collection all of the works have the same author , then there will be no editor to reference:. The Collected Stories, Penguin, , pp. For entries in encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference works, cite the piece as you would any other work in a collection but do not include the publisher information.

Also, if the reference book is organized alphabetically, as most are, do not list the volume or the page number of the article or item. When citing only one volume of a multivolume work, include the volume number after the work's title, or after the work's editor or translator. When citing more than one volume of a multivolume work, cite the total number of volumes in the work.

Also, be sure in your in-text citation to provide both the volume number and page number s. See Citing Multivolume Works on the In-Text Citations — The Basics page, which you can access by following the appropriate link at the bottom of this page.

Butler, Loeb-Harvard UP, If the volume you are using has its own title, cite the book without referring to the other volumes as if it were an independent publication. When citing an introduction, a preface, a foreword, or an afterword, write the name of the author s of the piece you are citing. Finish the citation with the details of publication and page range. If the writer of the piece is different from the author of the complete work , then write the full name of the principal work's author after the word "By.

An Anatomy of Purpose, by Kenneth Burke, , 3rd ed. Original copies of books published before are usually defined by their place of publication rather than the publisher.

Unless you are using a newer edition, cite the city of publication where you would normally cite the publisher. Remember that your in-text parenthetical citation should include the name of the specific edition of the Bible, followed by an abbreviation of the book, the chapter and verse s.

The New Oxford Annotated Version , 3rd ed. Cite the author of the publication if the author is identified. Otherwise, start with the name of the national government, followed by the agency including any subdivisions or agencies that serves as the organizational author. For congressional documents, be sure to include the number of the Congress and the session when the hearing was held or resolution passed as well as the report number. US government documents are typically published by the Government Printing Office.

Hearing on the Geopolitics of Oil. Government Printing Office, United States, Government Accountability Office. Cite the title and publication information for the pamphlet just as you would a book without an author. Pamphlets and promotional materials commonly feature corporate authors commissions, committees, or other groups that does not provide individual group member names. If the pamphlet you are citing has no author, cite as directed below. If your pamphlet has an author or a corporate author, put the name of the author last name, first name format or corporate author in the place where the author name typically appears at the beginning of the entry.

See also Books by a Corporate Author or Organization above. Problems of the Digestive System. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, California Department of Social Services, Dissertations and master's theses may be used as sources whether published or not.

If the dissertation is published, italicize the title and include the publication date. Dissertation, Purdue University, Ecology, Feminism, and a Revised Critical Rhetoric: Toward a Dialectical Partnership. Dissertation, Ohio University, When you list the pages of the chapter or essay in parentheses after the book title, use "pp.

This abbreviation, however, does not appear before the page numbers in periodical references, except for newspapers. List any edition number in the same set of parentheses as the page numbers, separated by a comma: Men's and women's gender role journeys: A metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. Dictionary of the history of ideas Vols. Purdue Online Writing Lab. Common Words that Sound Alike Numbers: Text Elements Visual Rhetoric: Process and Materials Overview: An Introduction Researching Programs: Practical Considerations Researching Programs: Drafting Your Statement Statements of Purpose: The MLA format follows the author-page method of in-text citation.

Only the author of the book, and the page number or numbers that refer to your quote or paraphrased passage must be in your text, but your in-text citation must also be completely referenced on your Works Cited page. Kingsolver stated that his prose was considered by many to be "at times, pedantic" Kingsolver This informs your reader that the remarks by the author named Kingsolver can be found on page Your readers can find the name of the book and other pertinent details on your Works Cited page, which will cite the corresponding reference to this in-text citation: Give Me a Moment.

Use proper citations for multiple editions. Again, page numbers are required, but it is important to provide detailed information about the edition of the book you are quoting, since someone reading your paper will need to know which edition to refer to. This rule almost always applies to classic and literary works. The corresponding reference on your Works Cited page for a work that has two or more editions must include the page number of the edition you quoted from followed by a semicolon, and the the volume, part, chapter, section or paragraph.

Use the required abbreviations without capitals: Part pt Chapter ch. Give credit to all authors. If you are citing a book that has more than 1 author, you must include the names of all authors in your citation: Berger, Mitry, and Neilson state that tougher gun control laws need to be passed The authors state "Tighter gun control in the United States in no way violates the Second Amendment rights to bear arms" Berger, Mitry, and Neilson Mention all books cited by a single author.

If you use quotes from 2 or more books by the same author, you must reference each book in your text and on your Works Cited page: These citations inform the reader that quotes are being used from 2 different books by the same author.

Cite multi volume works. If you quote from different volumes of a multi-volume work, you must include the volume number in your citation. That number is followed by a colon, a space and the page number s: This tells the reader that the quote can be found in volume 1 between pages 87 and Generally speaking, the citation should include the same elements as the citation for a print book: The Love of Money [Kindle].

Refer to the latest edition of the style guide you are using to cite your references for electronic sources.

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Citing References in the Body (Intro and Discussion) of the Paper Throughout the body of your paper (primarily the Intro and Discussion), whenever you refer to outside sources of information, you must cite the sources from which you drew information.

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Properly citing a book can be one of the most frustrating parts of writing an essay, term paper or research paper. Whenever you use a quote, you must properly cite it within the paper and list the source in the bibliography at the end of the paper. If the author of the book does not appear in the title of the book, include the name, with a “By” after the title of the book and before the publisher. Note that this type of citation is less common and should only be used for papers or writing in which translation plays a central role.

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How to Cite Sources in APA Format. Share Flip Email Search the site GO. More in Student Resources if you cited a source in your paper, it must also be included in the reference section. How to Cite Authors In APA Format. How to Cite Books in APA Format. APA Citation Guide: In-Text Citations (How to Cite Within your Paper) Learn the intricacies of APA Citation Style. APA is the citation style used by the Health Professions, Sciences, and Social Sciences.