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How to Cite Content
The formats shown here are for citing journal articles and books in the “works cited” or reference list. Contact your institution’s library for more information about citing research sources.
Journal Articles
MLA Style
Format:
Author Last Name, First Name. "Article Title." Journal Title, vol., no., Date, page(s). Project MUSE, DOI.
Example:
Ross, Patricia A. "The Fact Value Dichotomy in Demarcating Disorder." Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, vol. 14, no. 2, 2007, pp. 107-09. Project MUSE, DOI: 10.1353/ppp.0.0013.
APA Style
Format:
Author Last Name, Initials. (Date). Article title. Journal Title, volume number(issue number), page number(s). https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyy
Example:
Grady, Frank. (Winter 2003). Arnoldian Humanism, or Amnesia and Autobiography in the Schwarzenegger Action Film. Cinema Journal, 42(2), 41-56. https://doi.org/10.1353/cj.2003.0003
Chicago
Format:
Last name, First name. “Article title.” Journal Title volume number, issue number (Date): Page range. DOI or Project MUSE.
Example:
LaSalle, Peter. “Conundrum: A Story about Reading.” New England Review 38, no. 1 (2017): 95–109. Project MUSE.

Books
MLA Style
Format:
Author Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Publisher, Publication date. Project MUSE, DOI or URL.
Example:
Treuer, Anton. Assassination of Hole in the Day. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010. Project MUSE, muse.jhu.edu/book/704.
APA Style
Formats:
Author Last Name, Initials. (Publication date). Book Title. Available from URL
- Or -
Author Last name, Initials. (Publication date). Book title. doi:000000/0000000 or https://doi.org/10.0000/0000
Examples:
Weintraub, S. (2011). Farewell, Victoria! Available from https://muse.jhu.edu/book/14507
- Or -
Doe, J. (2010). Book of Things. https://doi.org/10.0000/0000
Chicago
Format:
Last name, First name. Book title. Publisher location: Publisher, Publication year. DOI or URL or Project MUSE.
Examples:
Critchley, Simon. ABC of Impossibility. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. Project MUSE.
- Or -
Critchley, Simon. ABC of Impossibility. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/14507
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