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Citations

Books

Books include physical and electronic published material, including e-books, novels, textbooks, fiction, non-fiction, anthologies, theses, etc.

Style Examples

The following examples were produced using this HOLLIS record.

MLA:

Child, Julia. The French chef cookbook. Drawings and photographs by Paul Child, 1st ed., Alfred A. Knopf, 1968.

 

APA:

Child, J. & Child, Paul. (1968). The French chef cookbook (1st ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

 

Chicago Notes:

Child, Julia, and Child, Paul. The French Chef Cookbook. 1st ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968.

 

Chicago Author-Date:

Child, Julia, and Child, Paul. 1968. The French Chef Cookbook. 1st ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Elements of the Citation

The following pieces of information are necessary to build a citation for a book. 

  • Author
  • Book title
  • Specific section of the book, if not citing the entire work
    • Page range
    • Chapter title and/or number
    • Essay title
  • Publisher
  • Edition
  • Contributors, if applicable
    • Editors
    • Translators
  • For ebooks you will also need:
    • Host site name and url
    • Date accessed