Box 81Titles in more than one language

  • If a book title is written in several languages:
    • Give the title in the first language found on the title page
    • List all languages of publication after the pagination (or Physical Description, if provided)
    • Separate the languages by commas
    • End the list of languages with a period
  • If a book is published with equal text in two or more languages, as often occurs in Canadian publications:
    • Give all titles in the order they are given in the text
    • Place an equals sign with a space on either side between each title
    • List all languages, separated by commas, after the pagination (or Physical Description, if provided)
    • End the list of languages with a period

From: Chapter 2, Books

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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