Box 17Audiovisual titles ending in punctuation other than a period

  • Most titles end in a period. Place the type of medium in square brackets inside the closing period.
    • Carlson J. Depression [videocassette]. VandenBos GR, producer. Washington: American Psychological Association; c2005. 1 videocassette: 100 min., sound, color, 1/2 in.
  • If a title ends in another form of punctuation, keep that punctuation. Place the type of medium in square brackets and end title information with a period.
    • Does anyone die of AIDS anymore? [videocassette]. Los Angeles: Dream Out Loud Productions; 2002. 1 videocassette: 26 min., sound, color, 1/2 in.

From: Chapter 15, Books and Other Individual Titles in Audiovisual Formats

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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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