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Is it an Article, a Book, or a Chapter in a Book? Identifying Citations: Journal Article: APA, MLA, & Chicago Side-by-Side

No matter what style manual you are following (APA, MLA, etc.), you will need to learn how to recognize the three basic types of citations. #citations #bibliography #article #book #chapter

 

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Sample citation: Vocalizations by Alaskan moose: female incitation of male aggression.

An Article Citation as it Appears in the OneSearch Database

The examples below do not include any special formatting such as line spacing or indentation.

APA 7TH EDITION: REFERENCE LIST

Bowyer, R. T., Rachlow, J. L., Stewart, K. M., & Van Ballenberghe, V. (2011). Vocalizations by Alaskan moose: female incitation of male aggression. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology65(12), 2251–2260. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-011-1234-y

 

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MLA 8TH EDITION: WORKS CITED

Bowyer, R. Terry, et al. “Vocalizations by Alaskan Moose: Female Incitation of Male Aggression.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 65, no. 12, 2011, pp. 2251–2260.

Chicago 17TH EDITION: BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bowyer, R. Terry, Janet L. Rachlow, Kelley M. Stewart, and Victor Van Ballenberghe. "Vocalizations by Alaskan Moose: Female Incitation of Male Aggression." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65, no. 12 (2011): 2251-260.

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