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(The core elements are required for each citation)
Note: Examples on the right demonstrate how to list the author of a source in a citation.
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Entry begins with the author's last name, followed by a comma and the first name. End this element with a period.
Author: The person who is responsible for creating the work or is relevant to your paper.