Capitalising book titles

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1. True or false
You need to be careful to follow the specific instructions for your referencing system when it comes to book titles.

Why: Each referencing style has its own standards or requirements with regard to how the title of works should appear. You have to follow their particular instructions.

2. Is the title formatted correctly for APA?

Harré, N. (2018). Psychology for a better world: Working with people to save the planet. Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University Press.

Why: APA specifies that the titles of books are in sentence case, but that the word following a colon is capitalised. This entry is correct.