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 Books: Examples for Works Cited Lists
Encyclopedias and other Multi-Volume Works

APA Publication
Manual 6th ed, 2010
Lumiansky, R.M.(Ed.) (1998).  The new Encyclopaedia
             Britannica
( Vol. 1-15). Chicago: Encyclopaedia
             Britannica.

MLA 7th ed., 2009

Lumiansky, R.M.  "Chaucer." 
The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia.  15th ed.  Vol. 3. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2005. Print.
 

Chicago/Turabian 7th ed., 2007

"Well-known reference books, such as major dictionaries and encyclopedias, should usually be cited only in parenthetical citations.  You generally need not include them in your bibliiography, although you may choose to include a specific work that is critical to your argument or frequently cited.  Within the note you may omit the facts of publication, but you must specify the citation (if not the first).  For an alphabetically arranged work such as an encyclopedia, cite the item (not the volume or page number) preceded by s.v. (sub verbo, "under the word"; pl. svv. p. 191 Sect. 17.5.3

1. Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th ed., s.v. "Salvation."

 

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