While referencing a book in your work following are the basic things you need to know:
- Author or authors
- Place of Publication.
- Pages Used
- URL (for an e-book)
We will arrange the following data in various styles of referencing for a better understanding of referencing a book.
- Authors: A Author, B Author
- Year: 2017
- Title: Example Book
- Edition: 3rd
- Publisher: Hill Publication
- Place of Publication: Essex, UK
- Pages Used:2-3
Each referencing style arranges the above information accordingly to reference a book.
TEMPLATE: Author 1 Surname, Author 1 Initial. and Author 2 Surname, Author 2 Initial. (Year Published). Title. ed. City: Publisher, p.Pages Used.
Author, A. and Author, B. (2017). Example Book. 3rd ed. Essex, UK: Hill Publication, pp.2-3.
TEMPLATE: Author’s Last name, Initial(s). (Year published). Title of book. Location of publisher: Publisher.
Author, A. (2017). Example Book. Essex, UK: Hill Publication
TEMPLATE: Author’s last name, Initial(s)., title, Edition, Place of publication, Publisher, Year of publication.
Author, A., and Author B., Example Book, 3rd edn., Essex, UK, Hill Publication, 2017
TEMPLATE: Author Surname Author Initial. Title. Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year Published: Pages Used.
Author A, Author B. Example Book. 3rd ed. Essex, UK: Hill Publication; 2017:2-3.
TEMPLATE: Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher.
Author, A. Author, B. 2017. Example Book. Essex, UK: Hill Publication.
TEMPLATE: Author/s (the first author uses last name-first name format, and subsequent authors use first name-last name format). Book Title, subtitle (optional). Edition, the city of publication, publisher name, year of publication.
Author A, B Author. Example Book, 3rd Edition, Essex, UK, Hill Publication, 2017.
TEMPLATE: Author Surname Author Initial. Title,. Edition ed. City: Publisher; Year Published.
Author A. Example Book,. 3rd ed. Essex, UK: Hill Publication; 2017.
TEMPLATE: A. A. Author, Title: Subtitle, Edition (if not the first), Vol. (if a multivolume work). Place of publication: Publisher, Year, page number(s) (if appropriate).
A. Author, Example Book: 123 subtitle, 3rd ed., Essex, UK: Hill Publication, 2017, 2-3.
TEMPLATE: Author Surname, Author Forename. Title. Edition ed., City: Publisher, Year Published.
Author A. Example Book. 3rd ed., Essex, UK: Hill Publication, 2017.