These are the components of every citation you will create. Many sources will not have all nine elements, so you will need to use what you have available. For example, elements four, five, and six will not apply to most books.
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Book with one author
Leroux, Marcel. (AUTHOR) Global Warming: Myth Or Reality?: The Erring Ways of Climatology. (TITLE OF SOURCE) Springer (PUBLISHER),
2005 (PUBLICATION DATE).
Book with more than one author
Gillespie, Paula (AUTHOR 1), and Neal Lerner (AUTHOR 2). The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. (TITLE) Allyn and Bacon,
(PUBLISHER) 2000.(PUBLICATION DATE)
Primary Source within a Book/ Newspaper/ Collection/ Journal/ etc.
Singleton, Henry ((TITLE OF PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENT). Civil War Records), "Abram Truby's Andersonville Prison Record."
from Andersonville Prison: Ohio Regiments. (EDITOR - First name and Last name), Oxford). Ed. John Runt, (
Press (), 1898 ( ), pp. 371-372 (PAGE NUMBERS).
Dean, Cornelia. (AUTHOR) "Executive on a Mission: Saving the Planet." (TITLE OF SOURCE) The New York
Times, (TITLE OF CONTAINER/PUBLISHER) 22 May 2007, (PUBLICATION DATE)
www.nytimes.com/2007/05/22/science/earth/22ander.html?_r=0. Accessed 12 May 2016.(LOCATION AND DATE ACCESSED)
Gowdy, John.(AUTHOR) "Avoiding Self-organized Extinction: Toward a Co-evolutionary Economics of Sustainability."(TITLE OF
SOURCE) International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, (TITLE OF CONTAINER) vol. 14, no. 1, 2007, pp. 27-36.
Shulte, Bret.(AUTHOR) "Putting a Price on Pollution."(TITLE OF SOURCE) US News & World Report,(TITLE OF CONTAINER) vol. 142, no. 17,
(NUMBER) 14 May 2007,(PUBLICATION DATE) p. 37. Ebsco, Access no: 24984616.(LOCATION – in this case, location includes page
number, database name, and access number)
An Inconvenient Truth.(TITLE OF SOURCE) Directed by Davis Guggenheim, performances by Al Gore and Billy West, (OTHER
CONTRIBUTORS) Paramount, (PUBLISHER) 2006.(PUBLICATION DATE)