Citation Guide: Print Media

Book - single author

Romano, Tony. When the World Was Young. Harper Collins, 2007.

Internal Citation

author page #
(Romano 26)


Book - two authors

Give their names in the same order as on the title page.
Wellek, Gene, and William Walden. Theory of Literature. Doubleday, 1983.

Internal Citation

authors, page #
(Wellek and Walden 34)


Book - more than three authors

(et. al. = and others)
Carlson, Sander, et. al. The English Language. University of California Press, 1993.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Carlson 233)


Book - editor instead of author

Thompson, Clifford, editor. Current Biography Yearbook 1999. H.W. Wilson, 1999.

Internal Citation

editor, page #
(Thompson 582)


Book - series

Balkin, Karen, editor. Health Care: Opposing Viewpoints. Greenhaven Press, 2003.

Internal Citation

editor, page #
(Balkin 197)


Multi-volume encyclopedia
(Signed article)

Mayland, Charles J. "Franklin, Benjamin." Dictionary of American Biography, vol. 4, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1995.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Mayland 237)


Multi-volume encyclopedia
(Unsigned article)

"Calcium." Gale Encyclopedia of Science, edited by Bridget Travers, vol. 1, Gale Research, 1996.

Internal Citation

editor, page #
(Travers 163)


Multi-volume encyclopedia
(Introduction, a Preface, a Foreword, or Afterword)

Marsalis, Wynton. Foreword. Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington, by John Edward Hasse, Simon and Schuster, 1993, pp. v-xiii.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Marsalis xi)


Book with a translator, illustrator, or other significant contributor

Homer. The Illiad and the Odyssey. Translated by Samuel Butler, Barnes and Noble, 1995.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Homer, 99)


Chapter written specifically for the book:

White, Ann Vorisek. "Television Harms Children." Television: Opposing Viewpoints, edited by Jamuna Carroll, Thomson Gale, 2006, pp. 71-76.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(White 72)


Chapter reprinted from another source:

Broadhead, Richard H. "New and Old Tales: The Scarlet Letter." Nathaniel Hawthorne, edited by Harold Bloom, Chelsea House Publishers, 1986, pp.153-155. Originally published in Hawthorne, Melville, and the Novel, University of Chicago Press, 1976, pp. 56-67.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Broadhead 153)


Scholarly Journals, Magazines, and Newspaper Articles

Bose, Tirthankar. "Wilde's Game of Being Earnest." Modern Drama, vol. 21, no. 1, 1978, pp. 81-86.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Bose 82)


Magazine

Campo-Flores, Arian. "Hiding Behind the Web." Newsweek, 11 Oct. 2010, pp. 32-34.

Internal Citation

author, page #
(Campo-Flores 32)


Newspaper

"Four Attacks Kill at Least 11 in Kashmir." Chicago Tribune, 23 Oct. 2002, sec. 1, p. 8.

Internal Citation

shortened title, page #
("Four" 8)


Pamphlet

Cite a pamphlet as you would a book.
Smith, Patricia. Oscar Wilde. Literary Press, 1981.

Internal Citation

author only
(Smith)