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Citation Guide : How to cite BOOKS, eBOOKS, CHAPTERS

How to Cite BOOKS

I. CSE Book Citation (Single Author)

Note:

  • The extent of the work (i.e. how many pages it is) is optional. if you decide to include it you should put the number of pages followed by a space and the letter 'p." If a book is published in several volumes you can instead put the number of volumes followed by a space and then" vol."
  • For the title capitalize only the first word fo the title, proper nouns and abbreviations that are capitalized in the original document.
  • For the place of publication, use the city where the item was published. If it is a well-known city, such as New York or London you can simply list it on its own. For cities that are not well known or with names that are found in multiple countries or states/provinces, include the country or state/province name in parenthesis after the city name.You can either write out the full name or use an abbreviation. For provinces and states, use the two letter abbreviation. For countries use the 2-letter ISO country code. A list of the ISO country codes can be found at this website: http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/country_codes/country_names_and_code_elements_txt.htm.

 

Citation-sequence and Citation-name Formats:

Author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Title of book: Subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication. Extent of Work.

Examples:

Bell E. Research for health policy. Oxford (England): Oxford University Press; 2010.

Catalano JT. Nursing now: today's issues, tomorrow's trends. 3rd ed. Philadelphia (PA): F.A. Davis Co.; 2003. 506 p.

 

Name-year

Author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Year of Publication. Title of book: Subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher. Extent of Work.

 Bell E. 2010. Research for health policy. Oxford (England): Oxford University Press.

 

II. CSE Book Citation (Multiple Authors)

Note:

  • If there are 2 to 10 authors, all authors are listed with commas seperating each one. Do not use "and" to separate any of the names.
  • If there are more than 10 authors, list the first 10 authors followed by et al. (e.g. Smith KM, Victor TE, Benson R, et al.)

Citation-sequence and Citation-name Formats:

Authors' Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial (each one separated by commas). Title of book: subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication. Extent of Work.

Example:

Wenger NK, Sivarajan Froelicher E, Smith LK, Ades PA, Berra K, Blumenthal JA, Certo CME, Dattilo AM, Davis D, DeBusk RF, et al. Caridac rehabilitation. Rockville (MD): Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; 1995.

Name-year

Authors' Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial (each one separated by commas). Year of Publication. Title of book: subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher. Extent of Work.

Example:

Cheng H, Kotler P, Lee NR. 2011. Social marketing for public health: global trends and success stories.Sudbury (MA): Jones and Bartlett.

 

III. CSE Book Citation (Edited Book)

Note:

  • If no author is listed, but an editor is listed then, the editor is listed in the same manner  as an author would be, followed by a comma and  the word "editor."
  • If both authors and editors are listed, then the authors would be listed first and the editors after the title and any edition information (if included).

Citation-sequence and Citation-name Formats:

Editor Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial, editor(s). Title of book: subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication.

Author Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Title of book: subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Editor Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial, editor. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication.


Examples:

Barh D, Blum K, Madigan MA, editors. Omics: biomedical perspectives and applicationsBoca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2012.

Canfield MR, ed. Field Notes on Science & Nature. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; 2011.

Name-year

Editor Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial, editor(s). Year of Publication. Title of book: subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher. Extent of Work.

Author Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Year of Publication. Title of book: subtitle of book. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Editor Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial, editor(s). Place of Publication: Publisher. Extent of Work.

Examples:

Leeper FJ, Vederas JC, editors. 2000. Biosynthesis: polyketides and vitamins. New York (NY): Springer.

Martin EW. 1978. Hazards of medication. 2nd ed. Ruskin A, Napke E, Alexander SF, Kelsey FO, Farage DJ, Mills DH, Elkas RW, editors. Philadelphia (PA): J. B. Lippincott Company.

 

How to Cite eBOOKS

CSE eBook Citation

Citation-sequence and Citation-name Formats:

Author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Title of book: Subtitle of book. [Internet]. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication [cited date eBook viewed]. Available from: URL.

Example:

Field MJ, Boat TF, editors. Safe and effective medicines for children: pediatric studies conducted under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and the Pediatric Research Equity Act. [Internet]. Washington (DC): Institute of Medicine of the National Academies; 2012 [cited 28 January 2013]. Availabe from:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13311.

 

Name-year

Author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Year of Publication. Title of book: Subtitle of book. [Internet]. Edition Number (do not indicate first edition). Place of Publication: Publisher;  [cited date eBook viewed]. Available from: URL.

 Example:


Dame LL, Brooks H. 1904. Handbook of the trees of New England with ranges throughout the United States and Canada.[Internet]. Boston (MA): Ginn & Company, Publishers; [cited 17 June 2013]. Available from: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20467/20467-h/20467-h.htm.

How to Cite CHAPTERS

CSE Citation for a Chapter in a Book

Chapter of a book by the same author

Citation-sequence and Citation-name Format

Author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Title of the book: subtitle of book. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication. Chapter number, title of the chapter; Page numbers.

Example:

Thistlethwaite JE. Values-based interprofessional collaborative practice: working together in health care. Cambridge (England): Cambridge University Press; 2013. Chapter 11, Aging and end of life decisions; p. 118-127.

Name-year

Author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Year of Publication.Title of the book: subtitle of book. Place of Publication: Publisher. Chapter number, title of the chapter; Page numbers.

Example:


 

Chapter of a book by a different author/editor

Citation-sequence and Citation-name Format

Chapter author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Chapter title. In: Editor's Last Name First InitialMiddleInitial, editors. Title of book: subtitle of book. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of Publication. Page numbers.

Example:

Habib RR. Understanding water, understanding health: the case of Bebnine, Lebanon. In: Charron DF, editor. Ecohealth research in practice: innovative applications of an ecosystem approach to health. New York: Springer; 2012. p. 45-59.

 

Name-year

Chapter author's Last Name First InitialMiddle Initial. Year of Publication. Chapter title. In: Editor's Last Name First InitialMiddleInitial, editors. Title of book: Subtitle of book. Place of Publication: Publisher. Page number(s).

Example:


Thomas SB. 2013. The color line: race matters in the elimination of health disparities. In: LaVeist TA, Isaac LA, editors. Race, ethnicity, and health: a public health reader. 2nd edition. San Francisco (CA): Jossey-Bass. p. 35-45.

 

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