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Basic Book

Format:

Author’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Year of publication).  Title of book. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Example:

Boorstin, D. J. (1992). The creators: A history of heroes of the imagination. New York, NY: Vintage Press.


Book with a group as author

Format:

Name of Group. (Year of publication). Title of book (Edition, if available). Place of Publication: Publisher.

Example:

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association.


Book with editors

Format:

Editor’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Ed.). (Year of Publication). Title of book. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Example:

Barkley, L., Axelrod, R. B., & Cooper, C. R. (Eds.). (2001). Sticks and stones and other student essays. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.


Chapter in an edited book

Format:

Chapter Author’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Year of Publication). Title of chapter. In Editor’s First Initial. Editor’s Last Name (Ed.), Title of book (page numbers). Place of Publication: Publisher.

Example:

Ngo, L. K. (2001). Cannibalism: It still exists. In L. Barkley, R.B. Axelrod, & C. R. Cooper (Eds.), Sticks and Stones and other student essays (pp. 70-74). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.


Online e-book

Format:

Author’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Publication date). Title of book.  Retrieved from url

Example:

Abbott, E. A. (1884). Flatland: A romance of many dimensions. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/files/201/201-h/201-h.htm


Electronic version of a print book

Format:

Author's Last Name, First Initial(s). (Publication date). Title of book [Explanary note].  Retrieved from url

Example:

Shotton, M.A. (1989).  Computer addition?  A study of computer dependency [DX Reader version]. Retrieved from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/html/index.asp