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Information you need - Books

To write a citation for a book you will need the following pieces of information:

In-text citation information

Books - One Author

Print

Author, D. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle of book. Place of publication: Name of publisher.
Baxter, C. (1997). Race equality in health care and education. Philadelphia, PA: Ballière Tindall.

eBook

Author, D. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle of book. Retrieved from http://the home page of the online library
De Huff, E. W. (n.d.). Taytay’s tales: Traditional Pueblo Indian tales. Retrieved from http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/dehuff/taytay/taytay.html
In-text
Author (Date)
Baxter (1997, p. 33)

Parenthetical
(Author, Date)
(Baxter, 1997)
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Books - Two Authors

Print
Author, A., & Author, B. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle of book (edition statement). Place of publication: Name of publisher.
Zuker, M. A., & Kirwin, L. M. (2015). Children's law handbook (3rd ed). Toronto, ON: Caswell.

eBook
Author, A., & Author, B. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle of book (edition statement). Retrieved from url
Edward, M. & Medical Library Association. (2016). Interprofessional education and medical libraries: Partnering for success.  Retrieved from https://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks
In-text
Author and Author (Date)
Zuker and Kirwin (2015)

Edward and Medical Library Association (2016, p. 3)

Parenthetical
(Author & Author, Date)
(Zuker & Kirwin, 2015)

(Edward & Medical Library Association, 2016, p. 3)
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Books - Multiple Authors

Books - Corporate Author

Name of Organization. (Year of publication). Title of book: Subtitle of book. Place of publication: Name of publisher. 
Mohawk College. (1987). Profile. Hamilton, ON: Office of the President, Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology.
In-text
Author (Date)
Mohawk College (1987)

Parenthetical
(Author, Date)
(Mohawk College, 1987)
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Books - Editor as Author

Editor, A. (Ed.). (Year of publication). Title of book: Subtitle of book (edition statement). Place of publication: Name of publisher. 
Wamogamauale, M., Cheeseman, S., Fenech, M., Hadley, F., & Shepherd, W. (Eds.). (2012). Leadership: Contexts and complexities in early childhood education. South Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.
In-text
Editor (Date)
Brown (2014)
Multiple editors: Wamogamauale, Cheeseman, Fenech, Hadley, and Shepherd (2012)
Subsequent: Wamogamauale et al. (2012)

Parenthetical
(Editor, Date)
(Brown, 2014)
Multiple example:(Wamogamauale, Cheeseman, Fenech, Hadley, & Shepherd, 2012)
Subsequent: (Wamogamauale et al., 2012)
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Books - Chapter in an Edited Book

Print
Author, A., & Author, B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book: Subtitle of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Place of publication: Name of publisher.
Feldt, K. S. (2008). Pain assessment in the older adult. In M. P. Jansen (Ed.), Managing pain in the older adult (pp. 35-54). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

eBook
Author, A., & Author, B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book: Subtitle of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Retrieved from http://the home page of the online library
Burchsted, F. (2014). Biography. In J.B. Whitlatch & S. E. Searning (Eds.), Guide to Reference: Essential general reference and library science sources (pp. 20-30). Retrieved from http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/

eBook with DOI
Author, A., & Author, B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book: Subtitle of book (pp. xxx-xxx). doi:xxxxxxxxxxx
Buback, M. (2000). Initiation and termination rates associated with free-radical polymerization in extended ranges of temperature and pressure. In K.  Matyjaszewski (Ed), Controlled/living radical polymerization: Progress in ATRP, NMP, and RAFT (Volume 768). doi: 10.1021/bk-2000-0768
(Author, Date)
(Buback, 2000)
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