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2. Title of Source.
3. Title of Container,
4. Other Contributors,
8. Publication date,
* Optional Elements
** In-Text Citations
Note: It is not necessary to list the publisher in your citation, when citing:
- self-published works,
- a website with same name as the publisher, and
- a website that hosts material rather than publishes materials (YouTube, WordPress, or Hulu).
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Sample Citation - Publisher
The publisher produces or distributes the source. If the work has more than one publisher, and the publishers are relevant to your
paper, include them in your citation.
Book: Publisher's name follows the title of the source.