Each citation should contain the following information:
Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date.
Carol, James. The Brave Ones. Penguin, 2007.
Parenthetical Citations appear immediately after the source is referenced in your paper. There are two types of parenthetical citations:
*** If the book has an editor instead of an author, insert the editor's name in the place of the author's name followed by the abbreviation for editor - ed or editors - eds.
Books with two:
Last name, First name and First Name Last name. Book title: Sub title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.
Example: Martin, Jonathan A., and Christopher Jackson. Global Warming. Boston: Gale Publishing, 2013. Print.
Parenthetical Example: (Martin and Jackson 127-28).
Books with three authors:
Last name, First Name, First Name Last Name and First Name Last Name. Book title: Sub title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Print.
Example: Hughes, Jane C., Elizabeth V. Brestan, and Linda Anne Valle.Giants of the Ocean. London: Rosen, 2010. Print.
Parenthetical Citation example: (Hughes, Brestan, and Valle 2-3).
Book with more than three authors:
Last name, First Name, et al. Book title. Publisher, Year of Publication.
Example: Fontela, Pablo, et al. Pluto: A Dwarf Planet. Penguin: 2014.
Parenthetical Example: (Fontela, Pablo, et al. 47).
Author’s last name, First name. Title of the e-book. Title of the Site or Database ebook was found, Publisher, Year of publication, URL.
Note: MLA requires the URL. Also include additional information as necessary such as translator, editor, Chapter titles or page numbers.
Example: Plough, Chris. The Industrial Revolution. Follett Shelf. McGraw, 2011. reader.follettshelf.com/mobileReader/indexMin.html#/ktsId/1871
Parenthetical Example: (Plough 19).
Example: Pederson, Laura. Buffalo Gal: A Memoir. ProQuest ebrary, Fulcrum, 2008, site.ebrary.com/lib/swosu/reader.action?docID=10288636/.
Parenthetical Example: (Penderson 66).
Encyclopedia entry from a well know Encyclopedia:
Author of the article last name, first name. "Title of the article." Title of the Encyclopedia. Edition. Year of Publication.
Example: Mercuri, Becky. "Cookies." The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food. 2nd ed., 2004.
Parenthetical Example: (Mercuri 23).
For articles from less familiar reference sources, include the full publication information.
Author of the article last name, first name. "Title of the article." Title of the Encyclopedia. Edition. Publisher, Year of Publication.
Example: Bernheisel, J. Frank. "Setting Recycling Goals and Priorities." McGraw-Hill Recycling Handbook. 2nd ed. McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Parenthetical Example: (Bernheisel 245).