Edition, Publisher & Date
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Generally - Cite to the latest edition of a work unless an earlier edition is more relevant or authoratative.
Single Edition - Indicate the year of publication within the parenthetical.
Multiple Editions - Indicate the year of publication and the edition within the parenthetical.
Abbreviate editions according to the publisher's terminology, referring to Table 14, for a list of common publishing abbreviations.
The publication date refers to the year an edition was published. This is not the same as the date of printing.