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Books

The title of the book must be in italics. If there is an edition available, place the edition number in parentheses not in italics. If no edition/volume is available, do not include parentheses.

Authored Book

Formula

Author, A. (Year). Title of book (#ed.). Publisher. DOI or URL (if available)

Example - With a DOI or URL

Mohanty, C. T. (2004). Feminism without borders: Decolonizing theory, practicing solidarity. Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9780822384649

Example - Without a DOI, Accessed from Library Database, or in Print

Brown, C. (2002). Peanuts: A dog and his doghouse (2nd ed.). Nelson.

Books with Editors Only

For books that only indicate an editor, place the editor name(s) in author position followed by the abbreviation Ed. in brackets. If there are multiple publishers, separate them with a semi-colon.

Formula

Editor, E. (Ed.). (Year). Title of book (# ed.). Publisher. DOI or URL (if available)

Example - With a DOI or URL

Schmid, H.-J. (Ed.). (2017). Entrenchment and the psychology of language learning: How we reorganize and adapt linguistic knowledge. American Psychological Association; De Gruyter Mouton. https://doi.org/10.1037/15969-000

Example - Without a DOI, Accessed from Library Database, or in Print

Lukic, D. (Ed.). (2002). Health: You and your body. Jones & Stevens.

Books on Texidium

Formula

Author, A. (Year). Title of book (#ed.). Publisher. 

Example 

Langton, N. (2013). Organizational behaviour: Concepts, controversies, applications (6th ed.). Pearson.

Books with Individually Authored Chapters

If you used more than one chapter from the same book, provide a separate reference entry for each chapter.

Chapter in an Edited Book

Formula

Chapter Author, A., & Chapter Author, B. (Year). Title of chapter. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (# ed., pp.# - #). Publisher. DOI or URL (if available)

Example - With a DOI or URL

Balsam, K. F., Martell, C. R., Jones, K. P., & Safren, S. A. (2019). Affirmative cognitive behavior therapy with sexual and gender minority people. In G. Y. Iwamasa & P. A. Hays (Eds.), Culturally responsive cognitive behavior therapy: Practice and supervision (2nd ed., pp. 287-314).  American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000119-012

Example - Without a DOI, Accessed from Library Database, or in Print

Fetzer, S. J., & Castelein, P. (2010). Vital signs. In P. A. Potter, A. G. Perry, J. C. Ross-Kerr, & M. J. Wood (Eds.), Canadian fundamentals of nursing (4th ed., pp. 493-539). Elsevier Canada.

Books in a Multivolume Series

For books in a series of related but individual works, include only the title of the individual book. For books that are part of a multivolume series, include the series title and individual title. 

Books in a Multivolume Series With a Title for Each Volume

Formula

Author, A. (Year). Title of series: Vol. #. Title of volume (# ed.). Publisher. DOI or URL (if available)

Example

Hung, Y., Wang, L. K., & Shammas, N. K. (2014). Handbook of environment and waste management: Vol. 2. Land and groundwater pollution control. World Scientific.

Book in a Multivolume Series Without a Title for Each Volume

Formula

Author, A. (Year). Title of series (# ed., Vol. #). Publisher. DOI or URL (if available)

Example

Kutz, M. (2009). Biomedical engineering and design handbook (2nd ed., Vol. 1). McGraw-Hill Education.