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Reference Entries

When there is no identified author or authoring organization for a source, move the title to the first position in the reference entry (where the author would normally go), before the publication date.

Example:

Justice department task force holds second public hearing on American Indian and Alaska Native children's exposure to
    violence. (2014). Retrieved from: http://www.ojjdp.gov/newsletter/244623/sf_1.html

   

In-text citations

When you create an in-text citation, then you will use the first few words of the title in the place of the author’s name. If you are citing an article, a chapter, or a web page, be sure to place the abbreviated title in double quotation marks.

Example:

Many native children are exposed to violence that prevents them from developing into healthy adults (“Justice Department,” 2014).

 

Italics

If you are citing a whole journal or periodical, a book, a brochure, or a report, be sure the title is italicized.

Example: 

The booklet explained the basics of college preparation (College Bound Seniors, 2008).

 

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