The basic form for your book needs to include the following elements:
- The author’s last name with a comma after it and his or her first name as well as middle initial, which ends with a period.
- The year of publication should be followed by a period.
- The state and city of the publication should follow by a colon and the name of the publisher closed with a period.
Typically, the basic form for a journal article should include the following things:
- The author's last name, followed by a comma as well as the first name along with middle initial with a period at the end.
- The year of publication, which should be followed by a period.
- The title of an article in quotations should end with a period inside the final quotation mark.
- The title of journal should be in italics and no period needs to follow.
- Those articles retrieved from a commercial database should have clearly identified database sources as well as date of retrieval.
- Newspaper and magazine articles
The basic form for a magazine or newspaper entry should include:
The author's last name should be followed by a comma. Then the first name as well as middle with a closing period need to be placed.
The year of publication should end with a period.
The title of an article in quotations should be closed with a period inside the final quotation mark.
The name of a magazine or newspaper in italics should be followed by a comma.
Don't forget to specify the date of publication and place a comma after it.
As in other sections, articles retrieved from an online database should come with database sources, not to mention the date of retrieval.