REMEMBER: You must alphabetize
your list and use hanging indention; that is, after the first line of each
entry, you should indent all subsequent lines five spaces. See entry
#4 below for an example of hanging indention.
1. Book with one author:
Nimoy, Leonard. I Am Not Spock. Millbrae: Celestial Arts, 1975.
2. Reprint of an earlier edition:
Wharton, Edith. The Age of Innocence. 1920. Rpt. New York: Appleton-Century, 1962.
3. Revised edition:
Treat, Nola, and Leonort Richards. Quantity Cookery. 4th ed. Boston: Little Brown, 1966.
4. Book with two authors:
Ciardi, John, and Miller Williams. How Does A Poem Mean? rev. ed. Boston:
Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
5. Book with more than two authors or editors:
Blair, Walter, et al. American Literature: A Brief History. Glenview: Scott, Foresman,
6. Work in several volumes:
Blom, Eric, ed. Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians. 5th ed. 10 vols. New York: St.
7. Essay in a collection, casebook, or critical
Firebaugh, Joseph J. “The Pragmatism of Henry James.” Henry James’ Major Novels: Essays
in Criticism. Ed. Lyall H. Powers. East Lansing: Michigan State Press, 1973. 187-201
8. Work in translation:
DeBeuavoir, Simone. The Second Sex. Trans H.M. Parshley. New York: Alfred A. Knopf,
9. Anonymous book:
Beowulf. Trans. Kevin Crossley-Holland. New Yord: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1968.
10. Newpaper article with author given:
Weiner, Jon. “Vendetta: The Government’s Secret War Against John Lennon.” Chicago
Tribune 5 Aug. 1984: 3.1
** 3.1 = section 3, page 1 **
11. Newpaper article with no author given:
“Minister Found Guilty of Soliciting Murder.” New York Times
2 Aug. 1984: A.11.
12. Magazine articles with no volume number with
Meer, J. “Mathematical Gender Gap: Narrowing or Inborn?” Psychology Today March
13. Magazine articles with no volume number with
“Getting Out the Vote.” America 5 May 1984: 329-30.
14. Periodical articles with continuous page
numbering from issue to issue:
Parker, Brian. “The Composition of The Glass Menagerie: An Argument for Complexity.”
Modern Drama 25 (1982): 409-22.
15. Periodical articles with each issue page
numbered separately from issue to issue:
Terkel, Studs. “The Good War: An Oral History of World War II.” The Atlantic 254:1 (July
16. Encyclopedia article with author given:
Rothernberg, Michael G. “Graphology.” Encyclopedia Americana. 1982 ed.
17. Encyclopedia article with author given:
“Scapegoat.” Encyclopedia Britannica: Micropaedia. 1979 ed.
18. Anonymous pamphlet:
Aaron Copland: A Catalogue of His Works. New York: Boosey & Hawks, n.d.
** n.d. = no date given **