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ASA Book with two authors citation in ASA format

Giving credit to the creator of a piece of work you use is a pretty basic standard of behaviour – and it’s become more tangibly important with the rise of the free economy. Even if we aren’t getting paid when people republish something we’ve made, we can hope for compensation through attribution.

For creators, the reward for creating and sharing is often no longer monetary, at least not directly. Instead, it comes in the form of:

  • reputation;
  • instrumental advantage (for instance, if inbound links to content you’ve created help boost your traffic);
  • attention;
  • a sense of achievement through reaching and affecting people.

When using another author’s intellectual property (from primary or secondary source material), it is essential that you properly cite your source.  Giving credit not only benefits your credibility as an author, but will also help you avoid plagiarism. Be sure to carefully document all the necessary citation information for your sources while researching to make the process much easier.

There are multiple formats for citation styles, and they vary according to academic discipline. Free citation machine is available for citing variety of sources in MLA style, APA style, Turabian style, Harvard style and others.

Creating a citation for ASA book with two authors is rather similar to ASA book citation (one author), ASA book citation unknown author or ASA chapter of a book due to fact that all off mentioned above references based on basic format. Basic format in ASA citation style includes:

  • Author’s last name, followed by a comma and author’s first name and middle initial, ending with a period;
  • Year of publication followed by a period;
  • Title of book italicized ending with a period. Follow with edition number if 2nd ed.or later;
  • City and state of publication, followed by a colon and name of publisher, ending with a period.

According to ASA citation guide the major distinction among citing with one author is that if a book have one author, list by last name, first name and middle initial (if any). If a book has two, three, or more authors, the subsequent authors will be listed by first name, middle initial, and last name, each name separated by a comma.