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Referencing Guide: Books

Information on standardised methods to give credit to the source of your ideas in your work.

Harvard - Books Examples

Print Book (single author):

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author last name (year of publication, page number)…..

 OR

 …..is evident (Author last name year of publication, page number).

In-text citation

(Example)

 

 According to Hoang (2014, p.71)…..

 OR

 ….is evident (Hoang 2014, p.71).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A year of publication, Title of book, Place of publication, Publisher.

Reference list

(Example)

 Hoang, P 2014, Business Management, IBID Press, Victoria.

Books/Edited Books (with 2 authors):

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author and Author (year of publication, page number)

 OR

 ….is evident (Author & Author year of publication, page number).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Bohlmeijer and Hulsbergen (2018, p.14)…..

 OR

 …..is evident (Bohlmeijer & Hulsbergen 2018, p.14).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A & Author, B year of publication, Book title, Publisher, Location of publication.

Reference list

(Example)

 Bohlmeijer, E & Hulsbergen, M 2018, Using positive psychology every day: Learn how to   flourish, Routledge, New York.

Books/Edited Books (with 3 or more authors):

In-text citation

(Format)

 Citations include only the surname of the first author followed by et al., and the year (as well as page   numbers for a direct quote).

 According to Author et al. (year of publication, page number)….

 OR

 .…is evident (Author et al. 2018, page number).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Aron et al. (2011, p. 10)….

 OR

 ….is evident (Aron et al. 2011, p. 10).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A, Author B, & Author, C year of publication, Book title. Publisher, Location of publication.

 Include all authors in the reference list.

Reference list

(Example)

 Aron, A, Coups, E & Aron, E 2011, Statistics for the behavioural and social sciences: A brief   course, Pearson, Boston.

Chapter in Print Book:

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author & Author (year of publication, page number)

 OR

 ….is evident (Author & Author year of publication, page number).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Kerr & Nikitin (2013, p. 94)…

 OR

 ….is evident (Kerr & Nikitin 2013, p. 94).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A & Author, B year of publication, ‘Title of chapter’, in A. Editor (Ed), Title of book, Publisher,   Location of publication.

Reference list

(Example)

 Kerr, P & Nikitin, M 2013, ‘Continued instability in Pakistan could threaten its nuclear safeguards’,     in D  Miller (ed.), Pakistan, Greenhaven Press, Detroit.

Edited Book:

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Editor last name (ed. year of publication, page number)….

 OR

 ….this is evident (Editor last name ed. year of publication, page number).

 Add page number for direct quotes. If page number is not available provide paragraph number. Page   number is not required for paraphrasing.

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Miller (ed. 2013, p 56)….

 OR

 ….this is evident (Miller ed. 2015, p. 71).

Reference list

(Format)

 Editor, A. (Ed.) year of publication, Title of book, Publisher, Location of publication.

Reference list

(Example)

 Miller, D (Ed.) 2013, Pakistan, Greenhaven Press, Detroit.

Electronic Book:

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author & Author (year of publication)…..

 OR

 ….is evident (Author & Author, year of publication, page number).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Casper and Williams (2010)….

 OR

 ….is evident (Casper & Williams, 2010, p.12).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A & Author, B year of publication, Title of book, Publisher, location of publication, viewed date,   <URL>

Reference list

(Example)

 Casper, J & Williams, D 2010, Climate management: Solving the problem, Infobase Publishing, New   York, viewed 14 November 2019, <https://ebooks.infobase.com/e_ViewEbook.aspx?I   ISBN=9781438127422>.