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A means of giving credit to the original source of information without interrupting the discussion in the text. Word processors have simplified adding footnotes to the bottom of the page; therefore, directions for individual manufacturers must be followed. However, there are some common rules.
Reference book with an editor
2. Stanley, Sadie, ed., The Norton/Grove Concise Encyclopedia of Music (New York:
Two authors who are editors
3. Gay Su Pinnell and Myna L. Matlin, eds., Teachers and Research (Delaware: International Reading Assoc., 1989) 128.
An article written in an anthology or collection of articles
4. Kenneth Goodman, "Language Development: Issues, Insights, and Implementation," Teachers and Research, ed. Gay Su Pinnell and Myna L. Matlin (Delaware: International Reading Assoc., 1989) 137.
An anonymous book (no author given)
5. Volcano. (Alexandria: Time Life Books, 1984) 35.
An reference from an encyclopedia (Omit volume and page reference)
6. "International Peace Garden," Encyclopedia Americana, 1992 ed.
7. Oman, Castles. 132.
A newspaper article
8. Paul, McEnroe, "Security gaps found at airport," Star Tribune 21 July 1996, Mpls. ed.: Al.
A magazine article
9. Julie Campbell, "Captivated by Costa Rica," Sports Illustrated 20 Feb. 1995: 109.
10. David Lewis, "Martin Luther King, Jr." The Academic American Encyclopedia (Electronic Vers.), 1996 Grolier, Inc., Danbury CT.
Written according to the same rules as footnotes except endnotes are written on a separate page following the text not at the bottom of the text page.
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