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Electronic books include but not limited to books found on personal websites, databases, or even in audio form. Citing book in a digital format only when they are not available or difficult to find in print. If the book is not directly available online or must be purchased, use "Available from," instead of "Retrieved from." Include the publish date in parentheses after the author's name when the book is available in print form and electronic form. Include the type and version of the book when the book is an e-book. Provide DOI at the end of the reference if it is available.  

For example,

De Huff, E. W. (n.d.). Taytay’s tales: Traditional Pueblo  Indian tales. Retrieved from


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