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Citing Open Educational Resources (OER) for The Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style citation for The American Yawp, Volume 1 **

Boster, Dea, Christianna Hurford, and Jennifer Nardone. The American Yawp. Vol. A derivative of The American Yawp published by Stanford  University Press. Columbus: Columbus State Community College, 2019.

** The second and subsequent lines of the citation should be indented five spaces.

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