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Be consistent.  Decide which Citation and Style Guide you will use: MLA, Chicago, etc., then always choose that style with the auto-citing sources.

When you complete your Works Cited list, check the citations against one of these sources and make the adjustments.

from: Research and Documentation Online, 5th ed.

Chicago Style Chicago documentation style

MLA MLA Style: English and Other Humanities

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