Box 30More than one type of secondary author

A database may have several types of secondary author.

  • List all of them in the order they are given on: the opening screens; the label of the CD-ROM, DVD, or disk; the jewel case (carrying case); or accompanying documentation
  • Separate each type of secondary author with the accompanying role by a semicolon
  • End secondary author information with a period
    • Smith BC, editor; Carson HT, illustrator.
    • Graber AF, Longstreet RG, translators; Johnson CT, Marks C, Huston MA, illustrators.

From: Chapter 20, Databases on CD-ROM, DVD, or Disk

Cover of Citing Medicine
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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