Use the publication information provided on the title page (not the cover) of the book. The copyright date is usually given on the back of the title page.
The standard elements of a book citation typically include the following:
Place of publication
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Compiled By: Author Editor Translator Organization
Number of Authors: 1 2 3 4 5 6 More than 6 Author's Name: First: M: Last: Book Title: Edition:
through If multiple volumes used Published by:
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