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HSA 3111 & 4850

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Capitalization Rules, Level One Headings, Volumes (Issues), Hanging Indent

Capitalization Rules: journal titles belong in upper and lower case, but only capitalize the first letter of the article title; only capitalize the first letter in a book title; capitalize the first letter after a colon.

Level One Headings: the font is centered; bold font with upper and lowercase letters.

Volumes and (issues) volumes belong in italics followed by the (issue); no space between Example: 17(4).

Hanging indents should look like this in the Reference page: (see page 9 from the example link; notice how the second line in the reference is indented.Click here for example.