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Citation Guide: How to cite BOOKS, eBOOKS, and CHAPTERS

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in reference papers.

How to cite BOOKS

CSE Book Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Author's Last Name, First Initial Middle Initial. Year of Publication. Title of book: subtitle of book. edition. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Examples:
Ermann, MD, Williams, MB,  Shauf, MS, editors. 1997. Computers, ethics, and society. New York (NY): Oxford University Press.

Odell, L, Vacca, R, Hobbs, R, Irvin, JL. 2001. Elements of language. Austin (TX): Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Sternberg, E. 2000. Just business: business ethics in action. 2nd ed. New York (NY): Oxford University Press.

Utah Association of Counties (US). 1981. Utah county facts book. Salt Lake City (UT): Utah Association of Counties.

How to cite eBOOKS

CSE eBook Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented


Author's Last Name, First Initial Middle Initial. Year of Publication. Title of book: subtitle of book. edition. City of Publication (State): Publisher; [date updated; date accessed]. Notes (such as URL or doi number).

E-book Example:
Speed, H. 2004. The practice and science of drawingLondon (GB): Seeley; [accessed 2019 May 16]. http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/14264.

Rodriguez-Garcia, R, White, EM. c2005. Self-assessment in managing for results: conducting self-assessment for development practitioners. Washington (DC): World Bank; [accessed 2019 Apr 15]. doi: 10.1596/9780-82136148-1.

How to cite CHAPTERS

CSE Chapter or Authored Section of an Edited Book Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented  

Author's Last Name, First Initial Middle Initial. Date of Publication. Title of chapter or article. In Last Name, Initials, editor(s). Title of book: subtitle of book. Place of Publication: Publisher. pages.

Examples:

Grealy, L. 2002. Fear itself. In Roberts,T, Moser, M, LePan, D, Lawson, C, Gaunce,J, Britton, J, editors. The Broadview anthology of expository prose. Peterborough (Ontario): Broadview. p. 450-461.

Meiland, J. 2003. The difference between high school and college. In Durst, RK, editor. You are here: readings on higher education for college writers. Upper Saddle River (NJ): Prentice Hall. p.104-114.