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Guide to Citing Your Sources

This guides provide guidance on how to cite sources using APA, IEEE & AMA citation styles; including examples for print and electronic sources.

Books

General Format for Books:

Author, A. A. (year). Title of the book. Location: Publisher.

Source Type

Sample Format

One author

Gaughan, P. A. (2013). Maximizing corporate value through merger and acquisitions: A strategic growth guide. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.

Two to seven authors

Thomas, G. B., Weir, M. D., & Hass, J. R. (2009). Thomas’ calculus (12th ed.). Boston: Pearson.

More than seven authors

Abeck, S., Bryskin, I., Evans, J., Farrel, A., Filsfils, C., Hegering, H. … Vijayananda, K. (2009). Network management: Know it all. Burlington, MA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

Corporate/organization author

Joint Commission Resources. (2009). Planning, design, and construction of health care facilities (2nd ed.). Illinois: Department of Publication, JCR.

Unknown author

Oxford essential dictionary: For elementary and pre-intermediate learners of English. (2003). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Editor

Suraj, V. K. (Ed.). (2005). Multimedia information collection in digital libraries. Delhi: Isha Books.

Edition other than first

Dessler, G. (2013). Human resource management (13th ed.). England: Pearson.

Multivolume work

Bloom, J. A. & Blair, S. S. (2009). The Grove encyclopedia of Islamic art and architecture (Vols. 1-3). New York: Oxford University Press.

Encyclopedia / Dictionary

Bursky, D. (2007). Semiconductor memories. In McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Book Chapter

Harris, L. (2011). Market organization and structure. In M. G. McMillan, J. E. Pinto, W. L. Pirie, & G. van de Venter (Eds.), Investments: Principles of portfolio and equity analysis (pp. 1-71). New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.