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About Citing Books

When you're finding books for your research, make note of the author name(s), book title, edition, publication date, publisher, place of publication, and the pages you've referenced.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation- entry that appears in the body of your paper.

Reference List- entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information was drawn from Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers.

More Than Ten Authors

The general format and example below refers to a book with more than ten authors.

When there are more than ten authors, list the first ten followed by "et al."

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author et al. date)

Reference List:
Author AA, Author BB, Author CC, Author DD, Author EE, Author FF, Author GG, Author HH, Author II, Author JJ, et al. Year. Title of book.  Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. Number of pages p.

Example

In-Text Citation:
(Wenger et al. 1995)
 
Reference List:
Wenger NK, Sivarajan Froelicher E, Smith LK, Ades PA, Berra K, Blumenthal JA, Certo CM, Dattilo AM, Davis D, DeBusk RF, et al. 1995. Cardiac rehabilitation. Rockville (MD): Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (US). 324 p.

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