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The following section provides examples for the Author-Date format. The formatting for in-text citations and references, regardless of source type, follow the same general format. However, some source types require additional information and formatting.
In-text Citations: Basic Structure
Includes the author's last name and year of publication
Are placed in parentheses
Author's name and publication date appear together
If author's name is used in the sentence, only the date is in parentheses
When the author's name is not used in the sentence, the author's name and publication date are placed at the end of the sentence.
References: Basic Structure
Second line of a reference is indented .5 inches (Hanging indent)
First author's name is listed last name, first name (e.g. Adams, Samuel)