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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.

Encyclopedia Article

The general format and example below refers to an encyclopedia article.

To cite an encyclopedia article, include the author(s) and title of the article, as well as the editor(s) and title of the encyclopedia.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author(s) date)

Reference List:
Author(s) AA. Title of article. Year. In: Editor(s) BB, editor(s). Title of book. Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. p. page range.


In-Text Citation:
(Raymer and Reese 2008)
Reference List:

Raymer M, Reese DJ. Hospice. 2008. In: Mizrahi T, Davis LE, editors. Encyclopedia of social work. Vol. 2. 20th ed. Washington (DC): National Association of Social Workers. p. 383-388.

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