Q. In a reference list which words in the titles of books should be capitalized?
Here's how to capitalize a book title on the References page:
- Capitalize the first word in the title of the book and the first word after the colon.
- Also, capitalize any proper nouns in the title, such as a person's name or a country's name.
Author Last Name, First & Middle Initials. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle of book. City, ST: Publisher.
Waller, B. N. (2019). Consider ethics: Theory, readings, and contemporary issues (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
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