Referencing

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Print Book

Works Cited

Surname, Firstname. Title of book. Version, Publisher, Date of Publication.

Abrahamson, Mark. Urban Sociology: a Global Introduction. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

In-text

Abrahamson theorises that... (46)

It has been proposed that...(Abrahamson 46)

Notes

  • The title is always in italics
  • All words in the title and subtitle are capitalised, except articles and prepositions
  • If the book is not a first edition, place the edition number after the title followed by the abbreviation, ed. (for example, 3rd ed.)
  • Direct quotes always require page numbers
  • The Works Cited list must be double-spaced, be formatted to have a hanging indent, and have a centred heading
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works cited list format

Edited Book

Works Cited

Surname, Firstname, editor. Title of Book. Version, Publisher, Date of Publication.

Lennan, Richard, editor. The Holy Spirit: Setting the World on Fire. Paulist Press, 2017.

In-text

Lennan (38) suggests that...

.........(Lennan 76)

Notes

  • The title is always in italics
  • All words in the titles and subtitles are capitalized, except articles and prepositions
  • If the book is not a first edition, place the edition number after the title of the book
  • The edition number is followed by the abbreviation, ed.
  • Only the surname is used for in-text citations
  • The second line of the Works Cited entry is indented
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format

Chapter in an edited book

Works Cited

Surname, Firstname. "Title of Chapter." Title of Book,edited by Editor's Full Name, Version, Publisher, Date of Publication.

Brouillette, Andre. "Discerning the Action of God." The Holy Spirit: Setting the World on Fire, edited by Richard Lennan, Paulist Press, 2017.

In-text

Brouillette (38) suggests that...

........(Brouillette 38)

Notes

  • The title is always in italics
  • All words in the titles and subtitles are capitalized, except articles and prepositions
  • If the book is not a first edition, place the edition number after the title of the book
  • The edition number is followed by the abbreviation, ed.
  • Only the surname is used for in-text citations
  • The second line of the Works Cited entry is indented
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format

Ebook

Works Cited

​With doi

Surname, Firstname. Title of Book. Version, Publisher, Year of Publication. Title of Database or Website, doi.

Gallert, Marta. Achieving Social Impact: Sociology in the Public Sphere, Springer, 2017. Springer Link, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-60270-7.

Without doi

Surname, Firstname. Title of Book. Version, Publisher, Year of Publication. Title of Database or Website, url.

Hugo, Victor. Les Miserables. Library edition, Little Brown, 1893, Hathi Trust Digital Library, babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uva.x030735967;view=1up;seq=4;size=125.

In-text

Hugo suggests...(46)

.......(Hugo 43)

Notes

  • The title is always in italics
  • All words in the titles and subtitles are capitalized, except articles and prepositions
  • If the book is not a first edition, place the edition number after the title of the book
  • The edition number is followed by the abbreviation, ed.
  • Only the surname is used for in-text citations
  • The second line of the Works Cited entry is indented
  • Avoid device specific numbering systems
  • When including a URL, do not include http:// or https:
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format

Chapter in an edited ebook

Works Cited

With doi

Chapter author Surname, Firstname. "Title of Chapter." Title of Book, edited by Editor Firstname Surname. Publisher, Year, pages. Title of Database or Website,doi.

New Waves in Philosophy of Technology. edited by Jan Olsen, Evan Selinger, and Soren Riis. Palgrave, 2009, 89-99. Springer, doi:1031057/9780230227279_5.

Without doi

Chapter author Surname, Firstname. "Title of Chapter." Title of Book, edited by Editor Firstname Surname. Publisher, Year, pages. Title of Database or Website, url.

Brouillette, Sarah. "#YOLO." Literature and the Global Contemporary, edited by Sarah Brouillette, Mathias Nilges, and Emilio Sauri. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 67-82. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-63055-7#about.

In-text

Kaplan suggests ..... (84)

..... (Kaplan 84)

Notes

  • The title of the chapter must have quotation marks
  • The title of the book is always in italics
  • All words in the titles and subtitles are capitalized, except articles and prepositions
  • If the book is not a first edition, place the edition number after the title of the book
  • The edition number is followed by the abbreviation, ed.
  • Only the surname is used for in-text citations
  • The second line of the Works Cited entry is indented
  • Avoid device specific numbering systems
  • When including a URL, do not include http:// or https:
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format