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Books

One author

Author Last name, First & middle initials. (Year of publication). Book title. City, State/Country: Publisher.

Slevin, P. (2015). Michele Obama: A life. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

Two to seven authors

An ampersand precedes the name of the last author.

Ansari, A., & Klinenberg, E. (2015). Modern romance. New York, NY: Penguin Press.

More than seven authors

List the names of the first six authors, then insert an ellipsis, and then the name of the last author.

Ng, C., Hu, J., Liu, L., Choi, B., Gam, Q., Mim, Y., ... Ronson, M. (1982). Communications in the pre-school classroom. New York: NY: Hooey Press.

Edited book, no author

Editor Last name, First & middle initials. (Ed.). (Year of publication). Book title. City, State/Country: Publisher.

Shotton, M. A. (Ed.). (1959). Psychology: A study of science. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Stevens, A. C., & Crosby, J. (Eds.). (1976). Principles of psychology. Boston, MA: Greenleaf Press.

Chapter,
introduction, 
forward or afterword
in anthology or edited book

Author Last name, First & middle initials. (Year of publication). Chapter/Introduction title. In A. Editor (Ed.), Book title (page numbers). City, State/Country: Publisher.

Leigh, J. A., & Brewster, A. E. (2008). Primary language acquisition. In J. Carruthers & K. McNeil (Eds.), Developmental psychology (pp. 312-337). London, England: Ivory Publications.

Ryder, W. & Miller, S. (2006). Introduction. In E.M. Harris (Ed.), Consequences of illiteracy (pp. 1-2). Boston, MA: Essex Press.

Volume(s) in a multivolume work    

Author Last name, First & middle initials. (Date[s]). Book title (Vols.). City, State/Country: Publisher.

Gutkind, L. (Ed.). (2007). The best creative nonfiction (vol. 1). New York, NY: Creative Nonfiction Foundation.

Electronic-only book

Author Last name, First & middle initials. (date or n.d.). Book title. Retrieved from URL.

O'Keefe, E. (n.d.). Egoism & the crisis in Western values. Retrieved from http://www.onlineoriginals.com/showitem.asp?itemID=135

E-book from a reader

Author Last name, First & middle initials. (Year of publication). Book title [e-reader version]. Retrieved from URL

Kondo, M. (2014). The life-changing magic of tidying up: The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing [Kindle Fire version]. Retrieved from http://www.amazon.com

E-book from a database

Author Last name, First & middle initials. (Year of publication). Book title. City/Country: Publisher. Retrieved from Database Name.

Kaveney, R. (2008). Superheroes!: Capes and crusaders in comics and films. London: I.B.Tauris. Retrieved from eBook Collection, EBSCOhost.