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Print books

Books, single author or editor (14.75)

Franklin, John Hope. George Washington Williams: A Biography. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.


Books, two or more authors or editors (14.76)

Stockwell, R.P., P. Schacter, and B.H. Partee, eds. The Major Syntactic Structures of English. New York: Holt, Rinehart          and Winston, 1973

An Anonymous Work (14.79)


The Wind. New York: Harper, 1925.

Edition other than the first (14.118)

Bober, M. M. Karl Marx's Interpretation of History. 2nd ed. Harvard Economic Studies. Cambridge: Harvard University          Press, 1948.

Chapter in a Book (14.111-14.112)

Rachels, James. "No Moral Difference." In Ethics for Modern Life, edited by Raziel Abelson and Marie-Louise          Friquegnon, 167-173. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.

 

Electronic books

Downloaded books  (14.166)

In Chicago style, a distinction is made between electronic books which are downloaded from a library or bookseller, versus those which are accessed online. If you are citing a downloaded ebook, the version you are using should be included in your citation, as per the following examples from the Chicago Manual of Style Online 16th edition:

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics, 2007. Kindle edition.
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics, 2008. PDF e-book.
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics, 2008. Microsoft Reader e-book.
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics, 2008. Palm e-book.

   

The following is an example of a book downloaded from the Mount Library's EBL collection:

             Abbott, Doug. Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications. 3rd ed. Burlington: Newnes, 2012. PDF e-book.
 

Books read online (14.167)

If you're citing the online version of a book, you must include the URL or DOI at the end of your citation as the following examples illustrate:

A book from the Mount Library's EBL collection, read online:

             Abbott, Doug. Linux for Embedded and Real-Time Applications. 3rd ed. Burlington: Newnes, 2012.
                   http://www.eblib.com

A book from the Mount Library's Springer collection, read online:
.
             Korzun, Dmitry and Andrei Gurtov. Structured Peer-to-Peer Systems: Fundamentals of Hierarchical Organization,
                    Routing, Scaling, and Security. New York: Springer, 2013. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-5483-0.
 

Need More Help?

For additional assistance with citation styles, consult your professor or the research help service at the Mount Library. 

You can reach the Library by email: library@msvu.ca.  Please note: The Library will help you as much as possible but they may also refer you back to your professor.