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- Double space all citations, but do not skip spaces between entries.
- Indent the second and subsequent lines of citations by 0.5 inches to create a hanging indent.
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A book with only one author
Jacques, Brian. Redwall. Ace Books, 1986.
A book with two or three authors
Bailey, Thomas A., David M. Kennedy, and Lizabeth Cohen. The American Pageant: A History of the Republic. 11th ed., Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998.
Article in a weekly magazine (with and without authors)
"Animated Ambitions." Time, 4 Sept. 2000, p. 78.
Goland, Robin S. "Helping to Break the Bad Habits." Newsweek, 4 Sept. 2000, p. 47.
Article in a monthly magazine
Mitchell, John G. "The Way West." National Geographic, Sept. 2000, pp. 34-63.
Article in a Reference Book
Le Patourel, John. "Normans and Normandy." Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Ed. Joseph R. Strayer. 1987.
Choksy, Jamsheed K. "Zoroastrianism." Encyclopedia of Religion., Ed. Lindsay Jones, 2nd ed. Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 9988-10008. Gale Virtual Reference Library. DOI/URL. Accessed 6 Oct. 2008.