Formatting the Author (References List) (pp. 286-287)
If no author given, move the title to author position; alphabetize entry by title.
“Nursing techniques.” (2020).
Last Name, 1st initial. 2nd initial.
Taylor, J. L.
Last Name, 1st initial. 2nd initial., & Last Name, 1st initial. 2nd initial.
Taylor, J. L., & Fields, M. L.
3 to 20 Authors
Provide surnames and initials for up to and including 20 authors.
Taylor, J. L., Jones, B. L., & Cox, X. Q.
If source has 21 or more authors, after the 19th author, insert an ellipses (no ampersand) (…) and then the final author’s name.
Apple, A., Bell, A. B., Copeland, A. B., Dennis, A. B., Edwards, A. B., Fant, A. B., Gaunt, A. B., Howard, A. B., Iachetta, A. B., Jones, A. B., Knuth, A. B., Lewis, A. B., McCarthy, A. B., Newberry, A. B., Orange, A. B., Plath, A. B., Quan, A. B., Reid, A. B., Stewart, A. B., . . . Zabel, R.
When given names are hyphenated, retain the hyphen and include a period after each initial byt no space.
Use commas to separate initials and suffixes such as Jr. and III
Smith, A. A.., Jr., & Taylor, B. B.
Group Author (organization, association, company, etc.)