Module 5: Citing Information
Basic Examples of Citations: PrintThese examples will show you the basic rules for how citations should be constructed. Refer to a style guide, citation handouts, or ask a librarian if you have questions about citing a particular source. Both APA and MLA examples are shown.
Author's Last Name, Initials. (year). Title of book. Place of Publication: Publisher.
Waldron, A. (1998). Eudora: A writer's life. New York, NY: Doubleday.
Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, year. Print.
Waldron, Ann. Eudora: A Writer's Life. New York: Doubleday, 1998. Print.
Author's Last Name, Initials. (year, Month day). Title of article. Title of Magazine, page(s).
Bamberger, M. (1999, December 20). Dreams come true. Sports Illustrated, 46-48.
Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine Date of publication (day month year): pages. Print.
Bamberger, Michael. "Dreams Come True." Sports Illustrated 20 Dec. 1999: 46-48. Print.
Note that this example has two authors and the citations are formatted accordingly.
Authors' Last Names & Initials. (year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume(issue), page(s).
Marek, K. D., & Rantz, M. J. (2000). Aging in place: A new model for long-term care. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 24(3), 1-11.
Author's Last Name, First Name and Second Author's Name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal volume.issue (year): page(s). Print.
Marek, Karen Dorman and Marilyn J. Rantz. "Aging in Place: A New Model for Long Term Care." Nursing Administration Quarterly 24.3 (2000): 1-11. Print.