Use this template to cite an entire book, pamphlet, or report. Also, use this template to cite part of a book or encyclopedia, such as an article, chapter, essay, play, poem, or short story. This applies to all formats: print, audio, online, or e-book.
Example – Book, 3 authors, edition
Reilly, Mary Jo, et al. Mexico. 3rd ed., Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2012.
Example – E-book, 1 author, downloaded to a device
Arnold, Eric. Volcanoes! Mountains of Fire. E-book, Random House, 2013.
Example – Article in a book, library database, 2 editors
Lerner, K. Lee, and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, editors. "Soccer.” World of Sports Science, vol. 2, Gale, 2007, pp. 647-49. Gale Virtual Reference Library, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=GVRL&sw=w&u=port&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CCX3451100488&asid=7f7a14a418f9fdb081e1f5587d079270.
Example – Encyclopedia article, Internet, publisher is same as Web site title (so do not list publisher)
Stock, Joann. "Earthquake." World Book Student, 2016, worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar171680.
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