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Electronic Books Without Editors

Online books are also electronic books (ebooks).  You must reference ebooks similar to print versions.  Include the online location and access date.

Basic Format for Online Books Without Editors

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Book Title [Online]; Series Information (if any); Publisher: Place of Publication, Year; Volume Number, Pagination, URL (accessed Month, Day, Year).

Example

Dyall, K. G.; Faegri, K. Introduction to relativistic quantum chemistry [Online]; Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, 2007; p 15. http://0-lib.myilibrary.com.mercury.concordia.ca/browse/open.asp?id=115882&loc= (accessed Jun 14, 2010).

Electronic Books with Editors

Basic Format

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Chapter Title. In Book Title [Online]; Editor1; Editor 2; etc. Eds.; Series Information (if any), Publisher: Place of Publication, Year; Volume Number, Pagination. URL (accessed Month Day, Year). 

Example

 

Electronic Books in a Series

Basic Format

Article Title. Encyclopedia Title, edition [Online]; Publisher, Posted Onlint Posting Date. URL (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example

Alkanolamines from Nitro Alcohols. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology [Online]; Wiley & Sons, Posted March 14, 2003. http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/kirk/articles/alkaboll.a01/frame.html (accessed Nov 7, 2004).

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