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CSE Citation Style

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.

Edited Book

The general format and example below refers to an edited book.
When a book has been compiled by an editor rather than an individual author, list the editor's name in place of an author, followed by ", editor" in the end reference. 
If there is more than one editor, list them all, up to ten.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Editor date)

Reference List:
Editor AA, editor. Year. Title of book. Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. Number of pages p.


In-Text Citation:
(Story 2005)
Reference List:
Story J, editor. 2005. Charlemagne: empire and society. New York (NY): Manchester University Press. 330 p.

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